general learning model

“They don’t really care…”: Effects of music with prosocial content and corresponding media coverage on prosocial behavior

Many musicians deliver prosocial messages in their music and engage in charity events, but we know very little about how our reception of this music affects us. Following the General Learning Model by Buckley and Anderson, one possible explanation …

“Heal the World”: A field experiment on the effects of music with prosocial lyrics on prosocial behavior

A significant amount of existing research has dealt with the negative effects of music on people’s behavior, but only a few studies have shown that music with prosocial lyrics can increase prosocial behavior. This study focuses on the positive …