Skip to main content
Science with Moxie

Science with Moxie

Musical notes on neuroscience

Mind & Brain

A Song like Adele's

Adele's song Someone Like You has won both a Grammy and lots of lively speculation as to why people feel moved to tears when they hear it.The Wall Street Journal recently ran an article that referenced a study by John Sloboda that found people experienced emotional reactions to music when it contained appoggiaturas, a musical device whose definition seems to be as hotly debated as the science and rationale behind the article itself...

March 1, 2012 — Princess Ojiaku

Blog Index

Scroll To Top