Re: NEURO: Musical drugs

Damien Broderick (
Sun, 05 Jan 1997 23:36:52 +1000

At 02:28 PM 1/4/97 -0500, Nadia wrote:

>Anders, do you know anything about the neurochemical effect of sound waves (
>ie music)? In short, why exactly music may effect us in such an emotional
>The surest way to bring a tear to my eye is to listen to certain poignant

Dr Manfred Clynes has made a whole career out of proposing an (allegedly
fairly exact) explanation for the brain/music couple. He had a book on the
topic nearly 20 years ago and is still developing the notion. No further
details available to me right now.

Damien Broderick