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Musical Aesthetics: Uncertainty and Surprise Enhance Our Enjoyment of Music.

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Summary of "Musical Aesthetics: Uncertainty and Surprise Enhance Our Enjoyment of Music."

How does music give pleasure? A recent study of harmony in popular music suggests that the pleasure of listening to music is linked to two characteristic interactions between uncertainty and surprise.

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Name: Current biology : CB
ISSN: 1879-0445
Pages: R1238-R1240

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