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Brain's Reward System Responsible For Love, Or Hatred, Of Music
2014-03-06 15:28:39

While some of us obsess over music – collecting stacks of vinyl and vintage guitars – others could care less. According to a new study, the pleasure we get, or don’t get, from music is based on the innate reward system in our own brain.

Retraining Brain In Real Time
2014-01-21 14:57:25

A new device enables people to see their own brain activity in real time and control or retrain function in specific brain regions.

2012-04-12 09:31:09

People who speak Cantonese, a tonal language, demonstrate enhance musical pitch perception relative to Canadian French and English speakers.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.