Honing, H., & Reips, U.-D. (2008). Web-based versus lab-based studies: a response to Kendall (2008) Empirical Musicology Review, 3 (2), 73-77.


While in an earlier commentary (Honing & Ladinig, 2008) we stressed the potential of Web-delivered experiments for music perception research, the ongoing discussion on Web-based vs. lab-based studies seems to circle around issues of method and control (Mehler, 1999; Kendall, 2008). We agree with the importance of these issues from a methodological point of view. However, we continue to stress that these issues are not essentially different for Web-based as compared to lab-based studies.

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