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July 11, 2014

 

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Those Who Don’t Like Music

As it turns out, not everyone loves music. How is this possible?

December 10, 2013

 

A cardinal, a type of bird known for its singing, perches on a branch.

Sleeping Song Birds

Birds not only sing in their sleep, but they also dream in song.

June 24, 2013

 

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The Mystery Of Absolute Pitch

What does it mean to have "perfect pitch," and what factors determine whether or not someone has it?

January 9, 2013

 

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Tinnitus: The Annoying Ringing Or Buzzing In Your Ear!

Have you ever heard a strange buzzing or ringing in your ear that went away after a few seconds? What is that strange occurrence called?

January 8, 2013

 

man standing on a weight-measuring scale in black socks and khakis

How To Eat Less When Dining Out

According to one study, keeping your weight in check may also depend on where you eat.

October 25, 2011

 

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The Physics Of Sound Waves: Why You Feel Music

Sound waves don't just travel in air: they travel through whatever they encounter, including your body.

January 27, 2011

 

Gray Chopin statue

What Was Wrong With Chopin? Epilepsy May Be The Answer

Frederic Chopin, the composer and pianist, may have suffered from epilepsy.

March 1, 2010

 

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Practice Your Scales, Musical Instruments Improve Brain Function

Did you learn to play an instrument as a child? Several studies show that learning to play improves how your brain works.

October 24, 2008

 

Man entranced by music

Musical Healing

If you've ever had a painful injury, you may be interested to know that music can be therapeutic.

August 29, 2007

 

Epidaurus Theatre and landscape

Greek Acoustics

The ancient Greeks knew a thing or two about, well, about a lot of things. For example, they built outdoor amphitheaters with amazing acoustics.

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