In the village of Kongthong, villagers don't call each other by their name; instead, they call out using unique, bespoke tunes that resemble birdsong.
Why Django Reinhardt might just be the greatest musical innovator you've never heard of.
Singing is universal. It is found in all cultures and, despite protestations of tone deafness, the vast majority of people can sing.
Country music deserves better cultural ambassadors.
The 'People Map of the United States' zooms in on America's obsession with celebrity
"In so far as bodily movements build the brain, every movement a human makes matters."
From deejays to Debussy, it's all brain food.
Research suggests that people with depression find sad music calming — or even uplifting.
Many of the world's favorite records weren't really recorded by the artist on the label.
Should you listen to music while doing intellectual work? It depends on the music, the task, and your personality
How prone you are to boredom plays an unexpected role.
A new book on the music distribution service claims it is.
Musican. Actor. Fashion Icon. Internet Visionary?
Want to make safer investments? Pay attention to the music playing in the background.
You can incorporate these science-backed activities into your evening routine tonight.
Did you know? Looped music has been used a means of torture.
Saudade: the untranslatable Portuguese word that names the presence of absence and takes melancholy delight in what's gone.
There's a reason you can't stop you head boppin' to block-rockin' beats, and why you can't get a song's hook out of your head.
How does music influence behavior?
Does what kind of music you play alter the benefits you get by playing it?
A new study find a connection between having more testosterone and not liking classical, jazz, or avant-garde music.
America today has normalized crimes, both physical and spiritual, says Cornel West—and being indifferent to that is the worst of all evils.
Musical savants have “enhanced pitch discrimination” and “increased auditory perceptual capacity.” But why?
New research shows how studying music helps the brain create new connections.