By Emma Young. New research is revealing all manner of psychological and neurological effects of music.
By Emma Young. Surprisingly, instrumental music appears more disruptive than music with lyrics.
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By Christian Jarrett. People more prone to boredom performed better without music.
By Christian Jarrett. The findings challenge the idea that depressed people are seeking to perpetuate their low mood.
By Emma Young. Feeling the beat may seem instinctive, but it is learned — and training does make it better.
By Emma Young. Instead, genetic and environmental factors can explain why kids who begin training earlier are more skilled in adulthood.
By Emma Young. Similar acoustic features found in lullabies across cultures may explain the effect.
By Emma Young. Viewers had different perceptions of character’s personality, thoughts and emotions, depending on whether scene was scored with a jazz or orchestral soundtrack
By Emma Young. Strength of syncronisation predicted how much the audience enjoyed a piece of music.