tonal stability

Modeling perceived tonal stability of individual and aggregated listener responses for scales and cadences

**Background** A central finding in music perception is that listeners’ ratings of the stability of probe tones against the background of a given musical context reflect structural properties of the context, leading to high correlations with …

Individual perception of diatonic scales predicts perceived tonal fit in octatonic and hexatonic contexts

**Background** Fundamental insights on mental representations of musical structure have been gained using the probe-tone paradigm, where listeners rate the fit of probe tones following a musical context. While this area of research has covered …