How well the person remembers your favorite song?

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How well the person remembers your favorite song?

Musical tastes of society depend on the socio-economic condition of the world. In hard times people prefer a more slow and meaningful music.

Probably each of us at least once in life was watching "name that tune" where the players recognize well-known songs from the first few notes. It may seem that it's very easy, but actually so fast to remember the melody — it's an amazing phenomenon. Inspired by this, researchers from the University of London decided to find out exactly how many seconds there is detection. To do this, they, like most groups of scientists conducted an experiment involving several dozen people.

According to University sources, it was attended by 5 men, 5 women and a group of foreign students. Special attention scholars have paid to the first 10 people — they were asked to write a list of five familiar songs. Of these pieces was chosen for one track, which was chosen tunes with a similar rhythm, melody, style of performance and other features. These tracks the participants were not familiar.

How quickly a person learns a familiar song?

After all this, the participants listened to about a hundred short fragments as familiar and unfamiliar melodies. The same excerpts of songs listened to foreign students who were not familiar with the songs. In the process of listening to all the participants of the experiment recorded the electrical activity in the brain and monitored the changes in diameter of the pupils.

When the participants in the experiment heard a familiar melody, their pupils significantly expanded — the researchers believe that this is due to sudden emotional excitement. Also, scientists have noticed that while playing familiar songs that people have observed activity in areas of the brain that are associated with "retrieval from memory". Students who were not familiar with any of the selected tracks, no changes in brain activity and the pupils were not observed.

In recent years songs have become more narcissistic, that is, in the texts, more words related to being "me"

According to the calculations of researchers to recognize a familiar melody, the person sometimes is enough just only some 100 milliseconds or 0.1 seconds. According to Professor Maria Chait, who led the study, this is a surprising result speed of operation of the human brain. She believes that conducted scientific work shows how deeply rooted in the memory of the favorite songs of people.

Perhaps this discovery will lead to the improvement of some therapeutic treatments. For example, to improve the emotional state of people with dementia who suffer from bad memory, some doctors use music. The fact that in the later stages of the disease, patients often lose the ability to talk, but retain the ability to sing and play along with sounding melodies.

the Most dangerous for life music

It is Noteworthy that this is not the first study dedicated to the music. In September 2019 Chinese scientists have studied the behavior of motorists and forcing them to drive more aggressively than usual. It is believed that listening to this music while driving, can cause a fatal crash, identified tracks is better to completely remove from the playlist of a radio.

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