Brain correlates of music-evoked emotions

@article{Koelsch2014BrainCO,
  title={Brain correlates of music-evoked emotions},
  author={Stefan Koelsch},
  journal={Nature Reviews Neuroscience},
  year={2014},
  volume={15},
  pages={170-180}
}
  • S. Koelsch
  • Published 1 March 2014
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Nature Reviews Neuroscience
Music is a universal feature of human societies, partly owing to its power to evoke strong emotions and influence moods. During the past decade, the investigation of the neural correlates of music-evoked emotions has been invaluable for the understanding of human emotion. Functional neuroimaging studies on music and emotion show that music can modulate activity in brain structures that are known to be crucially involved in emotion, such as the amygdala, nucleus accumbens, hypothalamus… Expand

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