Scientist and composer Dave Soldier’s latest release is a far cry from the typical studio project – it was performed entirely by an orchestra of Thai elephants. He joins us to discuss the pachyderm percussionists and the new record, called “Water Music.”
A musician is more likely to be in touch with human emotions, finds a new study at Northwestern University’s Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory. Neuroscientist Nina Kraus of the university's Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory explains how musical training sensitizes people to everything from a baby's cry to a comedian's one-liners. Also joining us ...
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