How did music happen? When did it become intrinsic to human existence? Why and how does the body respond to different musical sounds? Why do we equate music to emotions like joy, hope and despair? These are questions that have no easy answers, that drive significant research studies.
What this infographic does, however, is explain 8 musical phenomena and their causes. Like ‘Earworm’, or the ‘sound-stuck-in-my-head’ mode – where, every time you hear a particular rhythmic structure, like Queen’s iconic ‘We will rock you’, it plays on in your head, long after the song is over.
The Magic of Music: 8 Musical Phenomena Explained
Infographic by – TakeLessons