Enjoyment of music is considered a subjective experience; what one person finds gratifying, another may find irritating. Music theorists have long emphasized that although musical taste is relative, our enjoyment of music, be it classical or heavy metal, arises, among other aspects, from structural features of music, such as chord or rhythm patterns that generate anticipation and expectancy.
Impaired neural connections may explain profound and long-lasting effects of traumatic experiences during childhood. For the first time, researchers have been able to see changes in the neural structures in specific areas of the brains of people who suffered severe abuse as children.
New studies show the negative impact of action video games.
The findings by researchers from Dell Medical School at The University of Texas, New York University and McGill University shed light on fear generalization, a core component of anxiety and stress-related disorders.
New technology could improve patient care, accelerate search for Alzheimer’s treatments.