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.
Passive exposure to music is enough to drive the development of music selectivity.
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AI algorithms used by music streaming services are better at providing accurate recommendations for those who enjoy mainstream music. However, the algorithms often miss the mark when it comes to recommendations for those who listen to non-mainstream musical genres like hip-hop or heavy metal.
Identifying musical dyslexia could help explain why some musicians are proficient at reading musical scores, while others excel when it comes to playing by ear.