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How Does The Brain Recognize Familiar Music?
2014-03-12 15:25:15

McGill research reveals how motor networks help us know whether we've previously heard a tune

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.

ronan sea lion
2014-02-16 05:10:18

The California sea lion that originally became an Internet sensation last year because of the way she bobbed her head in time with music was the focus of research presented by scientists Saturday at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in Chicago.

Rhythm Linked With Language In Brain
2013-09-18 11:24:07

Neuroscientists have found that people who can keep a beat are more responsive to speech neurologically than those with less rhythm.

2009-03-03 16:58:45

Musicians, who use all their senses to practice and perform a musical piece, have auditory systems finely tuned to emotions, U.S. researchers suggest.

2008-08-26 15:00:44

New York researchers say a new test shows that more humans have "perfect pitch" than expected.


Word of the Day
onomatope
  • An imitative word; an onomatopoetic word.
The word 'onomatope' is a back-formation from 'onomatopoeia'.
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