Music Reduces Pain – Even in Newborns

A two-day-old is apparently not too young to benefit from listening to the Moonlight Sonata.

June 21st, 2019 | Tags:
Curious About Classical Music? Here’s Where to Start

Our critic helps intimidated newcomers learn what to listen to, where to hear it and how to find more of what you like.

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Empathy May Change How You Listen To Music

The brains of people with higher empathy process music differently compared to their less empathetic peers. A study conducted by researchers at Southern Methodist University, Dallas and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) has found that compared to people with [...] more >>

June 14th, 2019 | Tags:
Over 30? Survey Says You May Suffer From ‘Musical Paralysis’

Radio programmers who work in country and other adult-leaning formats might well be heartened by a new study from an online company that suggests listeners over the age of 30 have little time for music discovery.

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Why Do We Love Music? A Recent Study Shows That It Literally Feels Like A Friend

Ever wonder why driving home late at night as a newly-licensed teenager, radio blasting to its upper limits, felt better than whatever it was you were driving home from? The reason why we love music so much can feel too [...] more >>

June 5th, 2019 | Tags:
‘Ode to Joy’ has an odious history. Let’s give Beethoven’s most overplayed symphony a rest

When the Canadian Opera Company opened the doors to its new opera house in 2006, the gala concert included “Ode to Joy,” the last movement from Ludwig van Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9.

May 31st, 2019 | Tags:
Sounds like a healthy retail atmospheric strategy: Effects of ambient music and background noise on food sales

Retail atmospherics is becoming an increasingly important strategic tool for stores and restaurants.

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