Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Music: The Why and The Dose


"In the same way that a drug-induced dopamine surge leaves you craving 
more, music becomes addictive — the dopamine tells your body it was 
rewarded and creates a desire to seek out more."

Published on Aug 7, 2012 by AsapSCIENCE

"Is music humanity's drug of choice? What is the mysterious power behind it's ability to 
captivate, stimulate and keep us coming back for more? Find out the scientific explanation of 
how a simple mixture of sound frequencies can affect your brain and body, and why it's not all 
that different than a drug like cocaine."

Written and created by Mitchell Moffit (twitter @mitchellmoffit)
and Gregory Brown (twitter @whalewatchmeplz).

TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/AsapSCIENCE
FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/AsapSCIENCE

Music by Mitchell Moffit

Art by Gregory and Mitchell

Some Sources ---

Dopamine Release during Music:

Emotional Response to Music:

Cocaine and Your Brain:

Do you fell the dopamine surge, I do...

Vladimir Horowitz playing
Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No 3 1st Movement in 1978.

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