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How Music Activates Our Brain's Reward Center

News   Feb 13, 2019 | Original Press Release from Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital

 
How Music Activates Our Brain's Reward Center

Researchers found that reward prediction errors from music correlated with activity in the nucleus accumbens, a brain region that in previous studies has been shown to activate when the subject is experiencing musical pleasure. Credit: Ben Gold

 
 
 

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