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Listen: How Does Listening To Music Trigger Our Emotions?

Researchers have done significant work to find out how music connects to our brains and how just a few notes can trigger specific responses among us.

What does music mean to you? Credit: t3rmin4t0r/Flickr, CC BY 2.0

What does music mean to you? Credit: t3rmin4t0r/Flickr, CC BY 2.0

Music has a power to move us. A few notes of a piece of music can make us feel intensely elated or deeply melancholic. Researchers have done significant work to find out how music connects to our brains and how just a few notes can trigger specific responses among us. This episode of The Intersection goes into the science behind the sounds of music.

This is the latest episode of The Intersection, a fortnightly podcast on Audiomatic. For more such podcasts visit audiomatic.in.