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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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In a study published in the journal PLoS ONE, we addressed the question of why listeners choose to engage with sad music given that sadness is an emotion people usually try to avoid. 772 participants from all over the world completed an online survey on the topic of sad music. Among other questions, participants were asked to provide examples of…

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