Categories Music Cognition The science and mystery of listening Post author By admin Post date March 18, 2021 Ashley Burgoyne researches how humans listen to music. Why are some songs catchy while others are not? How does my listening differ from yours? And why is the Spotify algorithm so good? Categories Music Cognition Music in our genes Post author By admin Post date June 15, 2020 Newborns perceive rhythm, chimpanzees dance to music and pigeons can distinguish Bach from Stravinsky. The root of human musicality lies in our genes. An interview with music scientist Henkjan Honing.