High school students who study music perform better at math, English, and science

The skill you learn practicing music transfer more broadly to other fields of study.

Humans and monkeys respond differently to music and speech

Our ability to detect pitch may have been integral to the development of language and music.

Why depressed people listen to more sad music

It’s probably not what you think.

Musical training makes your brain better at paying attention

Oh so THAT’S what I was missing!

Scientists played music to aging cheese to change its taste. Hip-hop worked the best

It’s a cheesy topic, but the results were tasty. I mean, interesting.

If you want to be creative, turn the music off, new research reveals

Ugh, rude.

Unexpected notes make music more enjoyable

Surprise is the spice of life.

How people use music as a sleeping aid

Music is free and doesn’t have negative side effects, unlike sleeping aid drugs.

Music can be used to estimate political ideology to an “accuracy of 70%”, researchers say


Music therapy makes children with autism more socially aware

Individuals with autism hear much more than regular people — and music seems to help them communicate better.

Why music makes you feel less tired while exercising

Music activates a specific brain region that suppresses the sense of fatigue.

Ancient Greek music: now we finally know what it sounded like

Exciting new research finally unravels how the ancient Greeks played music.

Heavy Metal? Well, that’s just like renaissance music


Hip hop music teaches children to recognize stroke and act quickly, study finds

Music can save lives, too.

LSD changes the way the brain reacts to music, study finds

Just imagine a music therapy session spiced up with some psychedelics.

Jymmin combines working out with music, makes people feel less pain

Scientists paired music composition software with sensors attached to the fitness machines.

Surprising harmonic structure might be the secret to writing a pop hit, new study finds

People love surprises and music is no exception.

Artificial intelligence can write classical music like a human composer. It’s the first non-human artist whose music is now copyrighted

The 21st century biggest musical prodigy might turn out to be a machine.

Robots could soon write emotional or motivating songs

Inserting feelings into Artificial Intelligence music — the future is kinda happening already.

Study looks at what makes some song stick in your head, while others don’t

Don’t read this if you’re not in the mood to sing to yourself. Seriously.