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A fraction of a second is all you need to feel the music
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.
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The rhythm of change: What a drum-beat experiment reveals about cultural evolution
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
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Touch Training Technology Shows Promise for Making Sweet Piano Music
Haptic training could help expert musicians and top athletes break through their performance ceilings.
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Musical training can improve attention and working memory in children – study
Cognitive benefits of musical training could last a lifetime
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A viral hit? The sequence of coronavirus makes surprisingly lovely music
All my life I’ve been involved in music and molecular biology. At the crossroads between science and art, I see great scope for insight.
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Well targeted music playlists can help dementia sufferers
Music’s benefit to dementia sufferers is the subject of a new study at Western Sydney University’s MARCS Institute for Brain, Behaviour and Development. A team of researchers there trialled individually tailored music playlists among 58 dementia subjects across NSW over
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Is the “Mozart Effect” real? New analysis indicates that music can help epilepsy
A new comprehensive analysis on the effect of Mozart’s music on epilepsy has confirmed that listening to his piano music can reduce the frequency of epilepsy attacks. The results of this comprehensive meta-analysis (a study of studies), which may overturn
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Music on the brain
A neurological study of classical musicians trained in different styles
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