This is Your Brain on Music

Oct 7, 2013

Learning an instrument, especially as adults, provides us with a type of "brain food" that can help to protect our brains against damage. Experiencing music together is also an important part of being human.

We like to be in sync. Experiencing live music with others, whether you're playing an instrument or not, provides a certain synchronized relationship that boosts our feelings of togetherness and enjoyment.

In this installment of Two Guys on Your Head, doctors Art Markman and Bob Duke demystify the relationship between music and the brain.