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Music and the Brain

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Music and the Brain

Music and the Brain

Music and the Brain

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Why do certain melodies stick in your head? And why does hearing "Stairway to Heaven" remind you of your high school dance? Join host Ira Flatow and guests for a discussion about the way music affects your brain.

Guests:

Petr Janata
* Research assistant professor, Dartmouth College, Hanover, N.H.

Mark Jude Tramo
* Musician
* Director, The Institute for Music and the Brain
* Neurologist and neuroscientist, Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, Mass.