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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
Cochlear implants (CIs) restore speech perception in quiet but they also eliminate or distort many acoustic cues that are important for music enjoyment. Unfortunately, quantifying music enjoyment by C...
This paper presents evidence for a strong connection between the development of speech and language skills and musical activities of children and adolescents with hearing impairment and/or cochlear im...
In terms of harmonic expectancy, compared to an expected dominant-to-tonic and an unexpected dominant-to-supertonic, a dominant-to-submediant is a less unexpected cadence, the perception of which may ...
Despite the seemingly ubiquitous presence of audiovisual stimuli in modern exercise facilities, there is a dearth of research examining the effects of audiovisual stimuli in combination during exercis...
This study investigates the role of extrinsic and intrinsic predictors in the perception of affect in mostly unfamiliar musical chords from the Bohlen-Pierce microtonal tuning system. Extrinsic predic...
A randomized controlled trial was conducted in a tertiary care hospital, Khon Kaen province, Thailand. Sixty participants were randomized to music listening group and control group. The mu...
Musical therapy is a type of therapy which is performed under a regular method by adjusting the physiological and psychological effects of musical tones and melodies in accordance with var...
This longitudinal study aims to countervail age-related cognitive and cerebral decline in healthy retired people through intensive piano / keyboard music practice in Switzerland and German...
The study used a randomized controlled trial to test the efficacy of two interventions (dance and musical training) for typically developing children. Interventions were run for three week...
The project will investigate the effectiveness of a specialised musical-clinical approach used as an adjunct to an established non-musical intervention in the enhancement of interpersonal ...
The use of music as an adjunctive therapy in the treatment of neurological, mental, or behavioral disorders.
The condition in which reasonable knowledge regarding risks, benefits, or the future is not available.
Sensation of enjoyment or gratification.
Modulation of human voice to produce sounds augmented by musical tonality and rhythm.
Expectation of real uncertainty on the part of the investigator regarding the comparative therapeutic merits of each arm in a trial.