According to British psychologist Glenn Wilson, music plays a very central role in the lives of people and is ranked highly among pleasures including (RT @Mistor_ME: Music For The Mind: The Psychology Of Music
So it makes sense to make music an important part of your life.
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Canadian scientists use MRI scans to analyse the brain when listening to unheard songs (RT @jonesse: Listening to new music: It’s good for the brain http://t.co/YpmDFFWKfP #psychology #music)…
Glad to hear that .
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“.As a musician I’m fascinated by recent scientific research that documents how music affects the brain. Most of us love to listen to music, but few of us have a clear idea what those sounds actually do to our brains – how music works to lift our spirits or to sooth us into peaceful slumber.”
Another example of the power of music.
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“Music surrounds us — but why does this art form take such a dominant role in our lives? What happens in our mind when we hear music and how does it effect our emotions? Even with passive listening to music, specific parts of the brain can show activation or increased “neural” activity. What is it about music that can so dramatically affect brain activity? ” … Read More
Intentional sounds are the things we turn on, such as TVs and iPods; words spoken or heard in a conversation; music such as humming or tapping; and the noise of tools, keyboards, or other objects. Sounds that remain are …
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Bird listening to birdsong feels same emotions as humans
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A bird listening to birdsong may experience some of the same emotions as a human listening to music, a study has found.
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Well that is the conclusion of a recent study ! Perhaps our first question should be when we meet someone ‘……. by the way what is your taste in music ….? ……… I really need to know before we start dating, thanks ….’ !!!!!!
“A bad taste in music can really ruin a relationship, say researchers. A new study has revealed that music actually predicts sexual attraction - in fact, music functions as a ‘badge’ that people use to not only judge others, but at the same time, to express their own ideas.” Read More
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- Six Reasons Why Music Is Important To Us (the-music-digest.blogspot.com)
Dennis Lynch in his article “Sad Songs: The Science Behind Emotion in Music” talks about how listening to music evokes emotions.
“Music has a strange ability to amplify feelings or wash them away, and sometimes you just need to wallow in some sadness. So you go to iTunes and throw on some sad songs, but why those in particular? You don’t have to be a musician to know what sorts of songs to put in each playlist. Everyones got their go-to songs for partying, sunny days, rainy days, being alone, post-breakup, you name it. Because well, some music just sounds sad, and some just sounds happy.” Read More