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Daniel A. Gross

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    Your Brain’s Music Circuit Has Been Discovered

    The discovery that certain neurons have “music selectivity” stirs questions about the role of music in human life. Illustration by Len Small Before Josh McDermott was a neuroscientist, he was a club DJ in Boston and Minneapolis. He saw first-hand how music could unite people in sound, rhythm, and emotion. “One of the reasons it […]

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    Your Brain’s Music Circuit Has Been Discovered

    Before Josh McDermott was a neuroscientist, he was a club DJ in Boston and Minneapolis. He saw first-hand how music could unite people in sound, rhythm, and emotion. “One of the reasons it was so fun to DJ is that, by playing different pieces of music, you can transform the vibe in a roomful of […]

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    When You Listen to Music, You’re Never Alone

    Technology hasn’t diminished the social quality of listening to music.

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    When You Listen to Music, You’re Never Alone

    Technology hasn’t diminished the social quality of listening to music.

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    The Man Who Beat HIV at Its Own Game for 30 Years

    A survivor’s story is about to change.

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    These Are Their Brains on Silence

    How silence affects the scientists who study it.

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    These Are Their Brains on Silence

    How silence affects the scientists who study it.

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    This Is Your Brain on Silence

    Contrary to popular belief, peace and quiet is all about the noise in your head.

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    This Is Your Brain on Silence

    Contrary to popular belief, peace and quiet is all about the noise in your head.