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Study: Love Music? Thank a Substance in Your Brain

Science & Tech  (tags: music, brain, people, science, mind )

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Whether it's the Beatles or Beethoven, people like music for the same reason they like eating or having sex: It makes the brain release a chemical that gives pleasure, a new study says.The brain substance is involved both in anticipating a particularly...


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Ben O (129)
Monday January 10, 2011, 4:33 am
Thanks Anna! Who can live without music...???

Rajee Seetharam (138)
Monday January 10, 2011, 4:53 am
Thank God for the brain that allows our soul to be pleased with music.
Noted and thanks.

Arild Warud (174)
Monday January 10, 2011, 4:58 am
Thanks Anna and I totally agree with Ben,

Raluca Anghel (84)
Monday January 10, 2011, 6:00 am

linda b (186)
Monday January 10, 2011, 6:00 am
Thanks Anna

Kay M (347)
Monday January 10, 2011, 6:23 am

Sharon Balloch (127)
Monday January 10, 2011, 6:41 am
My Grandson was at a birthday party a few weeks ago and they played children music.. my Grandson started to cry, he is not yet 2, the lady asked my daughter if he was ok, she said yes, but your music is not the Beatles.. he loves all things Beatle...

Carol H (229)
Monday January 10, 2011, 9:17 am
thanks Anna, noted

Trequl M (170)
Monday January 10, 2011, 9:35 am
Noted with thanks.

Jeannette A (137)
Monday January 10, 2011, 6:03 pm
I have noticed what a mood altering event listening to music is... and I thank you for reminding me. Being sick makes me cranky and a little music to soothe the savage beast (me) could go a long way... Bravo, Anna!

Ann L (15)
Monday January 10, 2011, 6:53 pm
Noted. I always have music on at the house. It help me to work, relax and just feel good.

. (0)
Tuesday January 11, 2011, 4:51 am
Thanks for the article.
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