Certainty is the cage that keeps us safe from curiosity. I've been released from the cage. I am the songbird and I am flying for the window. I know it's closed but I plan on breaking through. – Charlie Coté, Jr. (1987-2005)

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.

Find more artists like Alex Cote’ at Myspace Music

(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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