Spencer Rubin amassed 32.5 million views and 867,000 followers on TikTok for his relatable and comedic videos. However, the Long Island native is not performing choreographed dances or posting about intimate relationships — he plays the oboe.
In a pair of new studies, researchers have shown how our brains continue to activate in response to music, even when listening to gaps between notes and when imagining music without sound.
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A new study from Pitt seeks to identify the benefits of active participation in music versus passive participation, that is, listening to music. It is a meta-analysis of 21 previous studies involving 1,472 individuals.