Why Are We Moved by Music?

By |2018-07-26T16:21:48-05:00July 25th, 2018|Music, Spirituality, Uncategorized|

Music! Understanding our emotional responses to songs, lyrics, and chords. Music is the shorthand of emotion. –Leo Tolstoy Music has the ability to evoke powerful emotional responses—both chills and thrills—in listeners. And this capacity is universal. Why are we moved by music? How does music evoke emotion and pleasure? The followings describe key features [...]