Music as a scaffold for listening to speech

Link – Music as a scaffold for listening to speech: Better neural phase-locking to song than speech. Abstract Neural activity synchronizes with the rhythmic input of many environmental signals, but the capacity of neural activity to entrain to the slow rhythms of speech is particularly important for successful communication. Compared to speech, song has greater […]

Detection of Music Preferences using fNIRS

Link – Detection of Music Preferences using Cerebral Blood Flow Signals. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2019 Jul;2019:490-493 Authors: Yamada Y, Ono Y Abstract Music has been used for entertainment as well as for medical treatments that remedies physical conditions or psychiatric disorders. It is reported that better outcome can be expected when […]