How and why does music impact human behavior? Each episode we dive into music psychology and music science research from a music therapist's perspective. Come away with practical tips for how you can apply what you learn about music into your everyday life.Find more information on the research articles and music included in each episode at our website, Follow us on Twitter (@instrumentalpod) and Facebook for the latest news and updates!



episode 10: Music, Rewards, and Dopamine

Does music release dopamine? And how can music be interpreted as a reward? This episode uncovers how reward circuitry in our brain can be activated when we listen to music. Learn how the interactions between music and dopamine contribute to neuroplasticity and how music therapists take advantage of musical rewards for increased motivation. For more information on the research articles and music in this episode, go to Follow us on Twitter (@instrumentalpod) for news and updates!


 10 August 2018  30m