Brain’s Reward System Responsible For Love, Or Hatred, Of Music

While some of us obsess over music – collecting stacks of vinyl and vintage guitars – others could care less. According to a new study, the pleasure we get, or don’t get, from music is based on the innate reward system in our own brain.
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500 Years of the Female Portrait Paintings

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“One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things.” – Henry Miller

76 Books to Sustain and Rebuild Humanity

From Homer to home health, by way of Shakespeare, conceptual physics, and a gender-imbalance lament.

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Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross ‘Gone Girl’ Score Inspired By Spa Music

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Your Guide to Slang in Other Countries

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Thursday’s Thought

“I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” – Thomas A. Edison

The Future Face Of Funk Music

This Female Bassist Is The Future Face Of Funk Music How many female bass players could you name on the spot? There’s a pretty good chance your answer would be zero, but there’s one name you should be getting to know sooner rather than later.

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Doodles That Interact With Surroundings

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Piece marries music and nature

A concert at the Goll Homestead had all the old-fashioned aspects of a wedding — although no legal nuptials took place.

Rather, this event culminated something Shakespearean — a “marriage of true minds” — between the Toledo Symphony and the Black Swamp Conservancy.

It celebrated a year in which nurturers of nature and classical music found common ground.

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