Latest Nicholas Hudson Stories

2011-01-20 14:34:14

What makes music beautiful? The best compositions transcend culture and time "“ but what is the commonality which underscores their appeal? New research published in BioMed Central's open access journal BMC Research Notes suggests that the brain simplifies complex patterns, much in the same way that 'lossless' music compression formats reduce audio files, by removing redundant data and identifying patterns. There is a long held theory that the subconscious mind can recognise patterns...

Word of the Day
  • To take pains; labor assiduously with little progress.
This word comes from the Spanish 'pongale,' put it.