Born to Make Music

From a study by Koelsch S, Gunter T, Friederici AD, and Schröger E: Only little systematic research has examined event-related brain potentials (ERPs) elicited by the cognitive processing of music. The present study investigated how music processing is influenced by Read More …

Better Understanding Leads to Better Appreciation

From a paper by Chan WY, Qu H, and Mak WH: A major obstacle in the appreciation of classical music is that extensive training is required to understand musical structure and compositional techniques toward comprehending the thoughts behind the musical Read More …

Music May Be the New Drug

From a paper by Fukui H, and Toyoshima K: Experience has shown that therapy using music for therapeutic purposes has certain effects on neuropsychiatric disorders (both functional and organic disorders). However, the mechanisms of action underlying music therapy remain unknown, Read More …