Skull Resonance Influences Musical Preference
Why is it that some songs get your toes tapping and others leave you cold? Part of the answer may lie in the unique shape of your skull.
In addition to the obvious social and cultural influences on musical preference, there are also a myriad of little physical quirks of the body that affect the way we hear and process sound, particularly music. A new study presented at the 165th Acoustical Society of America Meeting in Montreal adds another quirk to the list: skull resonance. It turns out that the unique shape and resonance of a person’s skull could have a subtle impact on the way that she hears different keys of music, and how much she likes it.
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