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Music Brain

Playing Music Gives Brains A 'Full Body Workout,' Says Science

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 11.07.2014 | Arts

Anyone who's picked up an instrument knows the joy and pain of coordinating all the physiological pieces required to really rock out. Turns out that s...

Why People Love It When The Beat Drops

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 07.16.2014 | Science

Why do music lovers like it so much when the beat drops? Scientists may now have an answer. A new study from Canada's McMaster Institute for Music ...

REVEALED: Why Some People Just Don't Like Music

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 03.06.2014 | Science

Some people just don't get music. They won't have a favorite playlist, turn the radio up, or jam with a DJ. In fact, researchers have revealed in ...

LISTEN: Brain Having A Seizure Sounds...Weird

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.01.2013 | Science

Maybe you know what a seizure looks like, but ever wonder what one sounds like? To create the strange music in the recording above, Stanford Universit...

Music Study Gives Lie To Listeners' Appetite For New Music

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 07.30.2013 | Science

Do you like new music? Many listeners say they do. But a surprising new study suggests that no matter what listeners say, they're more eager to listen...

REVEALED: Why Your Brain Loves New Tunes

Posted 04.13.2013 | Science

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 04/13/2013 09:14 AM EDT on LiveScience Activity in certain regions of the brain can pre...

Those Childhood Piano Lessons Are Good For Your Brain

The Huffington Post | Lily Avnet | Posted 02.18.2013 | Healthy Living

If you enjoyed (or suffered through) music lessons as a child, listen up! Being trained in music before age 7 could hold major brain benefits, acc...

Even A Few Years Of Music Training Benefits The Brain

| Posted 08.22.2012 | Healthy Living

By Christie Wilcox (Click here for the original article) Music has a remarkable ability to affect and manipulate how we feel. Simply listening to ...

What Music Lessons Could Do For Your Hearing In Old Age

The Huffington Post | Amanda L. Chan | Posted 02.01.2012 | Healthy Living

Those violin lessons you took a kid could have a big payoff later in life, according to new research from Northwestern University researchers. Scie...