Stroke survivors who listened to vocal music had improved recovery of structural connectivity of language networks in the left frontal lobe compared to those who listened to audiobooks.
Professional singers are surprisingly inaccurate when rating their own pitch accuracy. Most tend to overestimate their performance, especially if they are more accomplished musicians.
Weekly musical dance classes can help to improve daily living and motor functions in those with mild-to-moderate Parkinson's disease.
Music can help us reconcile our conflicted emotions when making choices and can assist in overcoming cognitive dissonance.
Earworms, those songs that get stuck in your head, may help strengthen memories of music and life events, a new study reports.
Researchers say people continue to process music, even when no songs are playing. This can lead to earworms, or tunes that get stuck in your head, which can crop up during sleep. People who experience earworms regularly at night are six times more likely to report poorer quality sleep.
A new study reveals what goes on in the brain when a person embarks on a musical collaboration project.
Older adults who listened to calming music before sleep, or while falling asleep, had better sleep quality than those who did not.
Widely used music algorithms are more likely to recommend and select music by male artists, at the detriment of female musicians. A new study addresses gender disparities in music-based algorithms.
Researchers report they have successfully translated the structure of a spider's web into music. The new study could provide new avenues for the development of 3D printing technologies and novel musical compositions. The findings also shed light on cross-species communication.