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Composing Music to Shape Mind-Wandering Episodes

Have you ever thought about the possibility of composing music that can influence the way we think? I have recently addressed this question with the help of a group of musicians. Our recent study on the influence of sad and happy music on mind-wandering and default mode network turned into an exciting, collaborative project with Disquiet - an online music…

The Music You Listen To Can Change The Way Your Mind Wanders

In the last decade psychologists have been massively looking at the impact of music on emotional processes, but far fewer have investigated music’s influence on thoughts. In this new study, entitled “Effects of Sad and Happy Music on Mind-Wandering and Default Mode Network” recently published in the open-access journal Scientific Reports, we specifically examined the relation between music, emotion, and…

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