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Rescooped by Christopher Coleman from the psychology of music
July 28, 2013 7:40 PM
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Sad music makes us happy

Sad music makes us happy | Soundtrack | Scoop.it

"Minor music is sad, and major music is happy, right? It's never been that simple - and a new study sheds more light on the link between music and emotions"

 

"Listening to music that's seen as 'sad' might release positive emotions. According to a study by researchers in Tokyo, listeners perceived the sadness in sad music, but felt both sadness and pleasure when the music was played."


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playalongjon's curator insight, July 28, 2013 4:52 PM

Perhaps one can also conclude that "happy music" can possibly make you sad !

Kirsten Macaulay's curator insight, February 4, 2014 4:15 AM

Ironic? Amazing power of music to split our emotions positively.

Rescooped by Christopher Coleman from Music to work to
September 12, 2012 5:25 PM
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5 Weirdest Ways Music Can Mess With Your Brain

5 Weirdest Ways Music Can Mess With Your Brain | Soundtrack | Scoop.it
    The entire reason music exists is because of its almost magical ability to push your buttons. An upbeat song gets you going, a sad song makes you cry and drink. But the more science s...

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