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March 16th, 2016

standard “Musical neurons” discovered in the brain’s auditory cortex

Brain scans detected the unique group of neurons

Brain scans detected the unique group of neurons

The cells, dedicated to understanding music, reveal the evolutionary importance of music on humans.

A new study has discovered that the human brain contains a collection of nerve cells that are dedicated to processing the sound of music. The discovery contradicts the widely accepted theory that musical appreciation is merely a byproduct of our human ability to hear and distinguish between different sounds. Full story.

Maxim Boon (Limelight Magazine) / December 22, 2015

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