Latest Music cognition Stories
McGill research reveals how motor networks help us know whether we've previously heard a tune
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.
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.
Neuroscientists have found that people who can keep a beat are more responsive to speech neurologically than those with less rhythm.
Musicians, who use all their senses to practice and perform a musical piece, have auditory systems finely tuned to emotions, U.S. researchers suggest.
New York researchers say a new test shows that more humans have "perfect pitch" than expected.
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