Neuroscience

New research suggests it's all about the bass

When we listen to music, we often tap our feet or bob our head along to the beat – but why do we do it? New research led by Western Sydney University's MARCS Institute suggests the reason could be related to the way our ...

Neuroscience

Study reveals how the brain tracks objects in motion

Catching a bouncing ball or hitting a ball with a racket requires estimating when the ball will arrive. Neuroscientists have long thought that the brain does this by calculating the speed of the moving object. However, a ...

Neuroscience

Can sounds trick the brain into perceiving your body differently?

(Medical Xpress) -- Have you ever found yourself paying attention to the sound of your footsteps when walking down a quiet corridor? Or perhaps you enjoy creating rhythmic patterns by tapping on a surface? Almost every bodily ...