Why Music Makes Our Brain Sing

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When a song triggers both anticipation and reward, it moves us like nothing else.

Marci Segal, MS‘s insight:

"music engages the brain’s reward system"

"each act of listening to music may be thought of as both recapitulating the past and predicting the future. When we listen to music, these brain networks actively create expectations based on our stored knowledge."

See on www.nytimes.com

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