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IT’S OKAY TO BE SMART

Why Music Moves Us

  • Aired: 07/01/2013
  • 04:45
  • Rating: NR
How can simple sound waves cause so much emotion? I went from my comfy chair to the streets of Austin to investigate how it might be written into our neuroscience and evolution. Modern neuroscience says our brains may be wired to pick certain emotions out of music because they remind us of how people move!
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