My Words

Writings on Music

Kellaris, James J. (2014), “Sonification of Numbers as a Compositional Method,” The Mandolin Journal, (February 2014), Vol. XXXI, No. 1, pp. 12-15.

Krishnan, Vijaykumar, Karen A. Machleit, James J. Kellaris, Ursula Sullivan, and Timothy  W. Aurand (2014), “Musical Intelligence: Explication, Measurement, and Implications for Consumer Behavior,” Journal of Consumer Marketing,  Vol. 31 (4), 278-289.

Kellaris, James J. (2013), “Composing, Arranging, & Orchestrating for Plucked String Ensembles: Thinking Outside the Bachs,” The Mandolin Journal, (November 2013), Vol. XXX, No. 4, pp. 14-16.

Krishnan, Vijaykumar, James J. Kellaris, and Timothy W. Aurand (2012), “Sonic Logos: Can Sound Influence Willingness To Pay?” Journal of Product and Brand Management, 21(4), 275-284.

Hitchcock, Kathryn and James J. Kellaris (2009), “Dayton Mandolin Orchestra” All Frets, July/August 2009, pp. 20-23.

Vijaykumar Krishnan and James J. Kellaris (2009), “Hearing, Remembering, and Branding: Guidelines for Creating Sonic Logos,” ACR special session From Ear to Brain, from Heart to Pocket, Association for Consumer Research.

Vijaykumar Krishnan, James J. Kellaris, Frank Kardes, Wei Pan (2009), “Hearing, Remembering, and Branding: Guidelines for Creating Sonic Logos,” in Alexander Chernev, Michael Herzenstein and Shilendra Pratap Jain, editors, Proceedings of the Society for Consumer Psychology Winter 2008 Conference, San Diego, CA, pp. 62.

Kellaris, James J. (2009), “Meet Your CMSA Convention Hosts: The Dayton Mandolin Orchestra,” The Mandolin Journal, XXVI (3), 1-4.

Kellaris, James J. (2008), “Music and Consumers.”  In Curtis P. Haugtvedt, Paul M. Herr, and Frank R. Kardes, eds. Handbook of Consumer Psychology, Mahwah, NJ:  Erlbaum, pp. 837-856.

Kellaris, James J. (2008), “On Musical Intelligence,” The Mandolin Journal, Vol. XXV, No. 4, 22-23.  (Published by the Classical Mandolin Society of America.)

Vijaykumar Krishnan, Karen A. Machleit, and James Kellaris (2008), “Musical Intelligence: Explication, Measurement, and Implications for Consumer Psychology,” in Maria Cronley and Dhanajay Nayakankuppam, editors, Proceedings of the Society for Consumer Psychology Winter 2008 Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Kellaris, James J., Vijaykumar Krishnan, and Steve Oakes (2007), “Music and Time Perception: When Does a Song Make It Seem Long?” in Karen Machleit and Andrea Dixon, ed.s, Creating Value Through Marketing Experiences and Interactive Partnerships, proceedings of the AMA 2007 Winter Educators Conference, American Marketing Association.

Kellaris, James J. (2007), “Confessions of a Jingle Scientist,” The Score, Vol. XXII, No. 3, official magazine of the Society of Composers and Lyricists.  1,122 word invited article for professional organization of people who score films and television programs.  http://www.thescl.com/site/scl/

Kellaris, James J. (2006), “Reflections on Metropolitan Christmas Concert: An Auditory Icon of the Nativity,” Byzantine Echoes, (March), 3-4.

Kellaris, James J. (2003), “Dissecting Earworms:  Further Evidence on the “Song-stuck-in-your-head” Phenomenon.” In Christine Page and Steve Posavac, ed.s, Proceedings of the Society for Consumer Psychology Winter 2003 Conference, New Orleans, LA, American Psychological Society, 220-222.

Kellaris, James J. (2003), “Reflections on the Raptis Musical Setting of the Divine Liturgy,” Byzantine Echo, October 2003, Detroit: Mid-Eastern Federation of Greek Orthodox Church Musicians, 9.

Kellaris, James J. (2001), “Identifying Properties of Tunes That Get ‘Stuck in Your Head’: Toward a Theory of Cognitive Itch.” In Susan E. Heckler and Stewart Shapiro, ed.s, Proceedings of the Society for Consumer Psychology Winter 2001 Conference, Scottsdale, AZ, American Psychological Society, pp. 66-67.  [Reported in L.A.Times, NPR radio, and media across North America, UK, and Australia.]

Kellaris, James J., Foster Winter, and Maureen O’Brien, (1999), “Waiting on Musical Hold:Insights from an Applied Study.”  In M. Viswanathan, L. Compeau, & M. Hastak, eds., Proceedings of the Society for Consumer Psychology 1999 Winter Conference, St. Petersburg, FL: American Psychological Association, pp. 91-93.

Sivadas, Eugene, Rajdeep Grewal, and James J. Kellaris (1998), “The Internet as a Micro Marketing Tool:  Targeting Consumers Through Preferences Revealed in Music Newsgroup Usage,” Journal of Business Research, 41, 3, 179-186.

Kellaris, James J., and Susan P. Mantel (1996), “Shaping Time Perceptions with Background Music:  The Effect of Congruity and Arousal on Estimates of Ad Durations,” Psychology & Marketing, 13, 5 (August), 501-515.

Kellaris, James J., Susan P. Mantel, and Moses B. Altsech (1996), “Decibels, Disposition, and Duration:  The Impact of Musical Loudness and Internal States on Time Perceptions,” in K. Corfman and J. Lynch, eds., Advances in Consumer Research, Vol. 23, Provo, UT: Association for Consumer Research, pp. 498-503.

Kellaris, James J., and Susan P. Mantel (1994), “The Influence of Music-Induced Stimulus Congruity and Internal States on Perceptions of Event Durations,” in W. Hutchinson and K. L. Keller, eds., Proceedings of the Society for Consumer Psychology 1994 Winter Conference, St. Petersburg, FL: American Psychological Association, 29-30.

Blair, M. Elizabeth, and James J. Kellaris (1993), “Music in Ads, Stores, and Homes,” in L.McAlister and M. L. Rothschild, eds., Advances in Consumer Research, Vol. 20, Provo, UT: Association for Consumer Research, 558.

Kellaris, James J., and Robert J. Kent (1993), “An Exploratory Investigation of Responses Elicited by Music Varying in Tempo, Tonality, and Texture,” Journal of Consumer Psychology, 2, 4, 381-401.

Kellaris, James J., Anthony D. Cox, and Dena Cox (1993), “The Effect of Music on Ad Processing:  A Contingency Explanation,” Journal of Marketing, 57, 4, 114-125.

Kellaris, James J., and Ronald C. Rice (1993), “The Influence of Tempo, Loudness, and Gender of Listener on Responses to Music,” Psychology & Marketing, 10, 1, 15-29.

Kellaris, James J. (1992), “Consumer Esthetics Outside the Lab:  Preliminary Report on a Musical Field Study,” in J. Sherry and B. Sternthal, eds., Advances in Consumer Research, Vol. 19, Provo, UT: Association for Consumer Research, 730-734.

Kellaris, James J., and Moses B. Altsech (1992), “The Experience of Time as a Function of Musical Loudness and Gender of Listener,” in J. Sherry and B. Sternthal, eds., Advances in Consumer Research, Vol. 19, Provo, UT: Association for Consumer Research, 725-729.

Kellaris, James J., and Robert J. Kent (1992a), “The Influence of Music on Consumers’ Temporal Perceptions:  Does Time Fly When You’re Having Fun?” Journal of Consumer Psychology, 1, 4, 365-376.

Kellaris, James J., and Robert J. Kent (1992b), “Using Music to Influence Consumers’ Experience of Duration:  Does Time Fly When You’re Having Fun?” in C. Allen and T. Madden, eds., Marketing Theory and Applications, Vol. 3, Chicago, IL: American Marketing Association, 347.

Kellaris, James J., and Robert J. Kent (1991), “Exploring Tempo and Modality Effects on Consumer Responses to Music,” in R. H. Holman and M. R. Solomon, eds., Advances in Consumer Research, Vol. 18, Provo, UT: Association for Consumer Research, 243-248.

Kellaris, James J., and Anthony D. Cox (1989), “The Effects of Background Music inAdvertising:  A Reassessment,” Journal of Consumer Research, 16, 1 (June), 113-118. Reprinted in Joël Bree, ed., Comportement du Consommateur: Presentation de Textes Choisis, published by Economica (Caen, France).]

Kellaris, James J., and Anthony D. Cox (1987), “The Effects of Background Music in       Advertising:  A Replication and Extension,” in S. P. Douglas et al., eds., Proceedings of the AMA Summer Educators’ Conference, Series no. 53, Chicago, IL, American Marketing Association, 283.