music
Infographic: Taking Note of Singing Errors
Infographic: Taking Note of Singing Errors
Catherine Offord | Feb 28, 2017
Birds' brains respond to distorted songs with changes in dopamine signaling.
Meeting BRAMS
Meeting BRAMS
The Scientist Staff | Feb 28, 2017
Visit the International Laboratory for Brain, Music and Sound Research, located in Montreal, to see the research seeking to decipher humans’ relationship to music.
Dancing with the Science Stars
Dancing with the Science Stars
The Scientist Staff | Feb 28, 2017
Watch Profilee Erich Jarvis salsa dancing with a professional company.
Beat Deaf
Beat Deaf
Molly Sharlach | Nov 11, 2014
Trouble keeping a rhythm may come from a mismatch between perception and action, a study shows.
Birdsong Breakdown
Birdsong Breakdown
Tracy Vence | Nov 4, 2014
The hermit thrush favors harmonies like those in human music.
Filling In the Notes
Filling In the Notes
Kerry Grens | Sep 1, 2014
Why the brain produces musical hallucinations
Music on the Mind
Music on the Mind
Jef Akst | Mar 13, 2014
Three new studies delve into humans’ creation and perception of music.
Behavior Brief
Behavior Brief
Rina Shaikh-Lesko | Mar 12, 2014
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research
Imaging Musical Improv
Imaging Musical Improv
Abby Olena | Feb 21, 2014
Some areas of the brain that typically process language are active in jazz musicians who are improvising, a study shows.
Review: Auditory Hallucinations, Composed
Review: Auditory Hallucinations, Composed
Ajai Raj | Jan 16, 2014
A pair of one-act chamber operas takes the audience inside the world of imagined sound.