Paired-comparison method in assessment emotionally colored acoustic events



The article presents the results of an empirical study of the perception of emotionally colored acoustic events by representatives of three ethnic groups, subjects of the Russian Federation: the Kabardino-Balkarian Republic, the Republic of Tyva and the Republic of Komi. Using the paired-comparison method, acoustic events are distinguished that are universal in their emotional component for all three ethnic groups, and acoustic events that are culturally specific in relation to their emotional component.

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Keywords: acoustic event, perceived quality, emotions, paired-comparison method

Journal rubric: Psychology of Perception

Article type: scientific article


Funding. The study was funded by a grant from the Russian Science Foundation (project № 17-78-20226).

For citation: Bogoslovskaya N.A. Paired-comparison method in assessment emotionally colored acoustic events. Eksperimental'naâ psihologiâ = Experimental Psychology (Russia), 2019. Vol. 12, no. 4, pp. 81–90. DOI: 10.17759/exppsy.2019120407. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)


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Nina A. Bogoslovskaya, PhD in Psychology, Assistant Professor, Department of General Psychology, Moscow Institute of Psychoanalysis, Associate Professor of the Department of History, Philosophy and Literature, Russian University of Theater Arts (GITIS), Moscow, Russia, ORCID:, e-mail:



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