Scientists discovered that dopamine was released in the striatum, the same part of the brain responsible for good feelings you experience with tangible items like chocolate and sex. Scientists were surprised to discover something non-tangible and abstract like music was able to release dopamine. And when you hear your favorite part of the song, you get more excited. What is happening in your brain at the moment? And how does this relate to the tension and release portion of the song? Watch to learn more.
Check out the related video by BrainCraft: Four Weird Audio Illusions.