Music and us
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How does music move us and how do we choose other people depending on their music taste?
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What makes us musical animals?

What makes us musical animals? | Music and us | Scoop.it

This introduces a new journal article which suggests that at least two, seemingly trivial musical skills can be considered fundamental to the evolution of music: relative pitch – the skill to recognise a melody independent of its pitch level – and beat induction – the skill to pick up regularity (the beat) from a varying rhythm.


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Music and the Ties that Bind | Psychology Today

How important is Music in our lives? Can music determine who we like and who we don't?


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Daniel Levitin: Why Music Moves Us

You know the feeling. You hear "that song" and it evokes a certain emotion or memory. Cognitive psychologist Daniel Levitin sits down with Steve Paikin to explain how music moves us.


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