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The Scientific Power Of Music

Hits: 6473 | Rating: (2.6) | Category: Science | Added by: PixelMitch
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Male, 18-29, Midwest US
 2584 Posts
Wednesday, August 08, 2012 11:33:27 PM
Dopamine? Addiction? Better ban this stuff.. put it on schedule 1. It has no proven medical value, like marijuana. And you know how terrible those pot-smokers are. You are just as terrible for listening to this "music" thing. You need help, you need music abuse counseling.

Male, 60-69, Midwest US
 15860 Posts
Wednesday, August 08, 2012 9:41:02 PM
@PinkHomicide, it's probably because you've never heard music that you like, but that doesn't mean it isn't out there. It just means that you're not impressed by the crap that gets played on the radio or what your friends are buying.

I have 46 digital music channels from my cable service, and I won't waste my time listening to any of them, because in my opinion, they're all crap. I like progressive rock and fusion, but they couldn't even find room for one stinking channel for either of those genres.

I'm not saying that's what you should like, but I am saying that there's a whole world of great music that you have probably never heard. To find stuff you like, you need to start exploring. One place to start is Pandora.com. You seed it with a band you like (at least a little), and it will start playing similar bands. When you hear something you like even better, put that in for your new seed. You might be surprised where it leads you.

Male, 18-29, Western US
 1253 Posts
Wednesday, August 08, 2012 8:59:30 PM
@PinkHomicide I feel bad for you, music is one of my greatest passions in life and my favorite music speaks to my soul

Female, 18-29, Eastern US
 352 Posts
Wednesday, August 08, 2012 4:24:02 PM
I must be broken, I'm just not particularly fond of music, I wouldn't say it bothers me when I have to listen to it, like when riding in someones car for example, but it's very rare I go out of my way and intentionally listen to music.

Male, 18-29, Europe
 5426 Posts
Wednesday, August 08, 2012 2:04:46 PM
Nujabes all the way.

Male, 40-49, Western US
 3882 Posts
Wednesday, August 08, 2012 8:54:40 AM
I really like these. I just wish he would hire someone who can draw to do the visuals.

Male, 30-39, Canada
 5753 Posts
Wednesday, August 08, 2012 8:21:14 AM
@carmium: Actually the name comes from the abbreviated form of its chemical structure, dihydroxyphenethylamine (DOPA), but I sense you were being facetious.

Male, 40-49, Canada
 81 Posts
Wednesday, August 08, 2012 8:13:29 AM
If music be the food of life, play on...

Female, 50-59, Canada
 6406 Posts
Wednesday, August 08, 2012 7:59:30 AM
Why do you think they call it dope-amine? 8-D

Male, 30-39, Canada
 5753 Posts
Wednesday, August 08, 2012 7:14:38 AM
The interesting part is how music triggers dopamine release. Ah, dopamine...is there anything it can't do?

Male, 40-49, Southern US
 2105 Posts
Wednesday, August 08, 2012 6:41:30 AM
That was cool.

Male, 18-29, Canada
 1 Posts
Wednesday, August 08, 2012 6:28:01 AM
Link: The Scientific Power Of Music [Rate Link] - Is music humanity's drug of choice? Find out how it's related to cocaine.

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