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I am conducting an international study on Musical Experience and Emotional Wellbeing.


I am interested in whether there is any relationship between musical experience and emotional wellbeing during adolescence.

Being a teenager is an important time, during which your brain and emotions can go through a lot of changes. It can also be when mental health issues start popping up. “Mental health” and “wellbeing” are phrases used to describe how you feel inside, and how you handle life’s ups and downs. Feeling good about yourself and your life is a big part of wellbeing. But mental health goes even deeper. It’s about feeling mentally strong enough to deal with all the tough stuff life throws your way. It’s about being able to learn, work, and hang out with friends without feeling too stressed or overwhelmed. I am interested in how these feelings might be connected with your musical interests and experiences.

You will be asked to fill in the online survey self-reporting your habits of music engagement and ways of managing emotions. Some of the questions might be a bit tricky as they involve sensitive topics such as anxiety, depression, and ADHD symptoms. It’s totally okay to skip anything that makes you feel uncomfortable. Just focus on the questions that you feel okay answering. Your comfort is important!


I would like to invite anyone age 12-14 years old, living in the UK or Hong Kong, to take part in this study!


You are welcome to participate if your parent/guardian gives their signed agreement for you to take part.

By taking part, you will be contributing to new research in the field of music psychology.

After the study, we will share our findings with peers in your age group.

You will also have a chance to win a maximum of £150 or HK$1,500 in vouchers!

For more Study Information please click the hyperlink for the Information Sheet.


Last but not least, if you enjoy participating in this study, please recommend it to your friends and peers!

We wish to recruit as many young people as possible!



***Are you interested in joining the study? Click here for more details***




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