Music creating emotion – Adele study

Music creating emotion – Adele study

Though personal experience and culture play into individual reactions, researchers have found that certain features of music are consistently associated with producing strong emotions in listeners. Combined with heartfelt lyrics and a powerhouse voice, these structures can send reward signals to our brains that rival any other pleasure.

The results suggest that the more emotions a song provokes—whether depressing or uplifting—the more we crave the song.

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