Early auditory processing in musicians and dancers during a contemporary dance piece

  title={Early auditory processing in musicians and dancers during a contemporary dance piece},
  author={Hanna Poikonen and Petri Toiviainen and Mari Tervaniemi},
  journal={Scientific Reports},
The neural responses to simple tones and short sound sequences have been studied extensively. However, in reality the sounds surrounding us are spectrally and temporally complex, dynamic and overlapping. Thus, research using natural sounds is crucial in understanding the operation of the brain in its natural environment. Music is an excellent example of natural stimulation which, in addition to sensory responses, elicits vast cognitive and emotional processes in the brain. Here we show that the… 

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