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Music Science

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 ...

Humans Aren't The Only Ones Who Bop To The Beat

Reuters | Irene Klotz | Posted 04.18.2014 | Science

By Irene Klotz CHICAGO (Reuters) - Some animals, like humans, can sense and respond to a musical beat, a finding that has implications ...

REVEALED: Why We May Like Some Artists More Than Others

natureheader | Philip Ball | Posted 08.20.2013 | Science

He is sometimes called the first rock star. He would whip his long hair around as he played, beads of sweat flying into the audience, and women would ...

Scientists Point To Big Change In Pop Music

| Posted 11.14.2012 | Science

By Helen Lee Lin We blast the upbeat tunes for parties and workouts at the gym, and we save the low-key ballads for romantic or pensive moments. It...