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Brains Work In Sync During Music Therapy

The brains of a patient and therapist become synchronised during a music therapy session, a study from researchers at Anglia Ruskin University has demonstrated. The finding could improve future interactions between patients and therapists. This is the first music therapy study to use a procedure called hyperscanning, which records activity in two brains at the […]

It’s Not All In Your Head: Sometimes It’s In Your Legs

Everything we sense in our external and internal worlds has a distinct subjective quality. A blasting outburst of rage feels different than a lover’s tender kiss on the cheek. Even routine acts such as reading a book or trying to recall a childhood friend’s name feel remarkably different. These and countless other feelings fill the […]

Response To Drama Differs Between Holistic And Analytical Thinkers

Holistic thinkers all have similar brain responses to the scene, whereas analytical thinkers respond differently to each other, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans of people watching the same clip from a dramatic film show. Researchers from Aalto University showed volunteers the film My Sister’s Keeper on a screen while the research subjects were monitored in […]