Machines on music — AI helps figure out how music tickles your brain and your body

Music can take us on an emotional journey. Now with the help of artificial intelligence, a team of scientists has broken down the different features in musical compositions that tickle our brains, gives us goose bumps and move us emotionally.

“I think oftentimes when I’m looking at art or listening to a song, sometimes I’ll get shivers and not really know why or not really understand what the reason is behind that,” said Timothy Greer in an interview on CBC Radio’s Quirks & Quarks.  Greer, a Ph.D candidate in computer science at the University of Southern California, led a new study exploring these questions.

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