The Music and Craving Study

28 March 2017

Researchers at the University of Melbourne are investigating what drives the experience of craving resolution of tension, or “the drop”, when listening to electronic music.


  • Located in or near Melbourne, Australia
  • Proficient in English
  • Aged 18 - 40 years old
  • Do not have hearing difficulties
  • Do not dislike electronic dance or house music

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Ethical approval

University of Melbourne ethics approval number: 1646542.2.

About the researcher

Kiralee Musgrove is a PhD researcher in the field of music neuroscience. She conducts her research under Professor Sarah Wilson as part of the Clinical and Music Neuroscience lab at the Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences. She writes a music neuroscience blog at

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