Health

Turn down the music. Here's why.

(HealthDay)—Parents annoyed by the loud music that their teens listen to might have good reason to worry.

Psychology & Psychiatry

It's music to my eyes

When people are listening to music, their emotional reactions to the music are reflected in changes in their pupil size. Researchers from the University of Vienna and the University of Innsbruck, Austria, are the first to ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Aggressive music related to anxiety in men

Brain imaging reveals how neural responses to different types of music really affect the emotion regulation of persons. The study concludes that men who process negative feelings with music react negatively to aggressive ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Keep the beat say, rhythm researchers

Why we do move when we hear good music? Researchers at McMaster University have found that tapping to the beat measurably enriches the listening experience, broadening our capacity to understand timing and rhythm.

Genetics

Listening to music is biological

Our willingness to listen to music is biological trait and related to the neurobiological pathways affecting social affiliation and communication, suggests a recent Finnish study published in the Journal of Human Genetics.

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