Psilocybin, a natural psychoactive compound currently being considered for the treatment of depression, alters people's emotional states while listening to music. While listening to music, those who used psilocybin reported enhanced emotional processing. Researchers say combining music with psychedelic therapy may have positive benefits for those suffering from depression.
How people interpret musical notes depends on the type of music they are culturally accustomed to.
The record-breaking single 'Old Town Road' is a little bit country, a little bit rock 'n roll, according to an artificial intelligence tool. The deep learning technology also provides a broader understanding of how we perceive and process music.
A new study investigates the effect of musical performance on the gene expression of professional musicians and finds enhanced activity in motor function, memory and learning.
Researchers have developed a new way of processing signals in cochlear implants to help users hear music better.