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.
Researchers in EPFL’s Digital and Cognitive Musicology Lab in the College of Humanities used an unsupervised machine learning model to ‘listen to’ and categorize more than 13,000 pieces of Western classical music, revealing how modes – such as major and
A music educator set out to bust the myth that music makes kids smarter but was stunned by his own findings.
Your brain does not necessarily perceive the sounds in music simultaneously as they are being played. New research sheds light on musicians’ implicit knowledge of sound and timing.
Living organisms aren’t the only things that evolve over time. Cultural practices change, too, and in recent years social scientists have taken a keen interest in understanding this cultural evolution. Much research has focused on psychological factors among individuals, like
Haptic training could help expert musicians and top athletes break through their performance ceilings.
Cognitive benefits of musical training could last a lifetime