Getting the beat: Entrainment of brain activity by musical rhythm and pleasantness

@article{Trost2014GettingTB,
  title={Getting the beat: Entrainment of brain activity by musical rhythm and pleasantness},
  author={W. Trost and S. Fr{\"u}hholz and D. Sch{\"o}n and C. Labb{\'e} and S. Pichon and D. Grandjean and P. Vuilleumier},
  journal={NeuroImage},
  year={2014},
  volume={103},
  pages={55-64}
}
Rhythmic entrainment is an important component of emotion induction by music, but brain circuits recruited during spontaneous entrainment of attention by music and the influence of the subjective emotional feelings evoked by music remain still largely unresolved. In this study we used fMRI to test whether the metric structure of music entrains brain activity and how music pleasantness influences such entrainment. Participants listened to piano music while performing a speeded visuomotor… Expand
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