Tests and questionnaires

The following publications are peer reviewed journal articles reporting on the development and validation of the tests and questionnaires used in and developed for the LongGold project. You can try demos of most of the adaptive tests here:
Demo tests. An overview of the Goldsmiths Musical Sophistication Index can be found here: Gold-MSI.org.

MacGregor, C., Ruth, N., & Müllensiefen, D. (2023). Development and validation of the first adaptive test of emotion perception in music. Cognition & Emotion. https://doi.org/10.1080/02699931.2022.2162003

MacGregor, C., & Müllensiefen, D. (2019). The Musical Emotion Discrimination Task: A New Measure for Assessing the Ability to Discriminate Emotions in Music. Frontiers in Psychology, 10.

Müllensiefen, D. (2019). Creating Tests of Musical Ability for the 21 Century. In G. Schellberg, Th. Krettenauer and A. Heye (Eds.), Musik – Leben – Forschung: Festschrift zum 65. Geburstag von Heiner Gembris (pp. 343-360). Berlin: Lit.

Larrouy-Maestri, P., Harrison, P., & Müllensiefen, D. (2019). The mistuning perception test: A new measurement instrument. Behavior Research Methods.

Harrison, P., & Müllensiefen, D. (2018). Development and Validation of the Computerised Adaptive Beat Alignment Test (CA-BAT). Scientific Reports, 8.

Fiedler, D. & Müllensiefen, D. (2017). Musical self-concept and musical sophistication influence the development of interest in music as a school subject. An empirical long-term study of German students at secondary schools. Musikpädagogische Forschung / Research in Music Education, 38, 217-235. [in German]

Harrison, P., Collins, T., & Müllensiefen, D. (2017). Applying modern psychometric techniques to melodic discrimination testing: Item response theory, computerised adaptive testing, and automatic item generation. Scientific Reports, 7.

Fiedler, D. & Müllensiefen, D. (2016). Structure and development of musical self-concept and musical sophistication and interest in the school subject ‘music’. An empirical long-term study of German students (9 to 17 years) at secondary schools.Musikpädagogische Forschung / Research in Music Education, 37, 209-230. [in German]

Fiedler, D. & Müllensiefen, D. (2015). Validation of the Gold-MSI questionnaire to measure musical sophistication of German students at secondary education schools. Musikpädagogische Forschung / Research in Music Education, 36, 199-219. [in German]

Müllensiefen, D., Gingras, B., Musil, J., & Stewart, L. (2014). The musicality of non-musicians: an index for assessing musical sophistication in the general population. PloS one, 9, e89642.