A Different Tune

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(Courtesy of HoJun Yu)

(Courtesy of HoJun Yu)

Music touches nearly every part of our lives. On this episode, we explore the science and power of music — what does research tell us about this emotionally moving force? Can scientists tap into our love for music to help us lead better lives? We’ll meet musicians who use their skills to overcome their illnesses, hear about music’s role in torture, and examine if birdsong really counts as music.

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