Find it hard to clap to a beat? A new study reports beat deafness is due to an inability to synchronize sounds.
According to a new study, the ability to tap along to a beat and the ability to remember rhythms appear to be unrelated skills.
Openness, as indicated by a personality trait test, is a predictor of musical ability, researchers report.
Researchers investigate whether speaking a different native language has an effect on how we hear music.
A new study evaluates whether musicians have an advantage in understanding speech compared to those without musical training.
Researchers reveal lullabies help sooth both baby and mom simultaneously. Additionally, playing music to babies help increase their attention and positive displays of emotion to their mothers.
According to researchers, drumming for an hour a week helps improve learning at school for children on the autism spectrum. The study reports drumming not only improves dexterity, rhythm and timing for those with ASD, it also helps improve concentration and enhances communication with peers.
A new mathematical model can predict how the brain reacts when learning a rhythmic beat. The model shows how a neural network can act as a 'neural metronome' by estimating time intervals between beats within tens of milliseconds. The metronome relies on gamma oscillations to keep track of time.