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Beat Deaf

By | November 11, 2014

Trouble keeping a rhythm may come from a mismatch between perception and action, a study shows.


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Birdsong Breakdown

By | November 4, 2014

The hermit thrush favors harmonies like those in human music.


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Filling In the Notes

By | September 1, 2014

Why the brain produces musical hallucinations

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Music on the Mind

By | March 13, 2014

Three new studies delve into humans’ creation and perception of music.


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Behavior Brief

By | March 12, 2014

A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research


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Imaging Musical Improv

By | February 21, 2014

Some areas of the brain that typically process language are active in jazz musicians who are improvising, a study shows.


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Review: Auditory Hallucinations, Composed

By | January 16, 2014

A pair of one-act chamber operas takes the audience inside the world of imagined sound. 


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Dissociating Sound and Touch

By | November 12, 2013

Trained musicians appear to have superior multisensory processing skills, according to research presented at the Society for Neuroscience conference.

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Speaking of Science

By | June 1, 2013

June 2013's selection of notable quotes


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A Brain for Rhythm

By | November 9, 2012

A legendary rock and roll drummer teams up with a neuroscientist to explore the role of rhythm in brain function.


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