Saturday, January 29, 2011
My Son the Drug Pusher
Turns out that listening to music releases dopamine in the brain. The more pleasing the music, the greater the high. Since I find my son's music so pleasing, he's my de facto drug dealer. Who knew?
If you don't believe me, check out his music for yourself. OK, so I'm a bit biased.
(Source: WebMD, based on researcher Valorie Salimpoor of Montreal Neurological Institute at McGill University in Quebec, Canada, and colleagues in Nature Neuroscience)
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