Advertisement

Topics

Predicting when a sound will occur relies on the brain's motor system

10:17 EDT 5 Oct 2017 | Science Daily

Whether it is dancing or just tapping one foot to the beat, we all experience how auditory signals like music can induce movement. Now new research suggests that motor signals in the brain actually sharpen sound perception, and this effect is increased when we move in rhythm with the sound.

Original Article: Predicting when a sound will occur relies on the brain's motor system

NEXT ARTICLE

More From BioPortfolio on "Predicting when a sound will occur relies on the brain's motor system"

Quick Search
Advertisement
 

Relevant Topic

Hearing
Hearing, auditory perception, or audition is the ability to perceive sound by detecting vibrations, changes in the pressure of the surrounding medium through time, through an organ such as the ear. Sound may be heard through solid, liquid, or gaseous mat...