How Our Brains Synchronize with Musical Melodies
on 11 December 2015
In their latest “60 Seconds of Science” video, Scientific American reveals that our brains' rhythms are able to synchronize with musical melodies—leading to foot-tapping or head-bobbing with the beat—and that musical training can strengthen this ability. Researchers discovered this after measuring the brain activity of musicians and non-musicians as they listened to pitch changes in classical music, leading to the conclusion that musical training could possibly enhance linguistic ability. Read more on Scientific American.