New music 'rewarding for the brain'

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New music 'rewarding for the brain'

Postby Ian Pegler » Fri Apr 12, 2013 7:04 am

from the BBC...

New music 'rewarding for the brain'

Listening to new music is rewarding for the brain, a study suggests.


CLICK HERE to read the report.

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Re: New music 'rewarding for the brain'

Postby Helen-Healing » Fri Apr 12, 2013 10:36 am

And the result of this research is useful for.....?
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Re: New music 'rewarding for the brain'

Postby Ian Pegler » Fri Apr 12, 2013 11:24 am

Helen-Healing wrote:And the result of this research is useful for.....?


I think the following paragraph might offer some clues:

"And that's part of this new direction that neuroscience is going in - trying to understand what people are thinking, and inferring their thoughts and motivations and eventually their behaviour through their brain activity."


Well sort of, a bit. You have to read between the lines!

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Re: New music 'rewarding for the brain'

Postby Helen-Healing » Sat Apr 13, 2013 1:51 am

That sounds frighteningly Brave-New-World-ish to me!!
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Re: New music 'rewarding for the brain'

Postby Ian Pegler » Sat Apr 13, 2013 7:05 am

Helen-Healing wrote:That sounds frighteningly Brave-New-World-ish to me!!


...and a bit Orwellian to me.

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