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Musical Minds

Lewis, Penelope A. ORCID: 2002. Musical Minds. Trends in Cognitive Sciences 6 (9) , pp. 364-366. 10.1016/S1364-6613(02)01955-1

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Music might be described as just a special form of noise, but evidence is accumulating to show that listening to it can lead to pronounced physiological and emotional responses. In a recent article, Trainor et al. have shown that specific aspects of musical structure are processed automatically in the human brain, raising the question of whether our response to music has specifically evolved or merely occurs as a side-effect of neural architecture.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Psychology
Cardiff University Brain Research Imaging Centre (CUBRIC)
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Uncontrolled Keywords: music, ERPs, sexual selection, amplitude modulation
Publisher: Cell Press
ISSN: 1364-6613
Last Modified: 31 Oct 2022 10:57

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