Notes and Neurons: The Brain on Music

A video of Bobby McFerrin “hacking” the minds of a crowd has made its rounds on the internet. In reality it is a fascinating look at how the body and mind are linked in the production of music. So here it is:



This is only a portion of a fascinating forum on how the brain is hardwired for music, how music is a full neural activity, and how culture affects our expectations in music. These topics are discussed further here. I would highly urge you to take the time to watch all the clips, I found them very fascinating and interesting.

Thanks Bobby McFerrin

Bobby McFerrin

Picture of Bobby McFerrin by Jazz Fest Wien Team

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