How harmony, melody, and rhythm trigger the same reward systems that drive our desires for food and sex.
The profound connection between
The magic of harmony and rhythm are revealed in Maria Popova's post, complete with animated descriptions of how the brain responds to music. Apparently the power of music holds almost as much sway (pun intended) as...
And it's all tied together with the same thread: dopamine. While I prefer to think less about the chemical response in the brain and more about the mystical reality of it all, the power of music is undeniable.