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Our brains on music…

At the 2009 World Science Festival, neuroscientists (Jamshed Barucha and Lawrence Parsons), a psychologist (Daniel Levitin) and musician Bobby McFerrin (yes, of the “Don’t Worry, Be Happy” fame) explore the idea of how our brains accept, react to, and process music.

Bobby McFerrin’s demonstrates  our innate appreciation of the pentatonic scale using the audience as his accompaniment to produce music. Ah, the power of combining science with the arts!!

If this grabs you, you can watch the full program (all 105 min of it, including all the hard core science stuff!) here.

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