25 Facts about the Science of Music – mental_floss List Show Ep. 340

25 Facts about the Science of Music – mental_floss List Show Ep. 340

A weekly show where knowledge junkies get their fix of trivia-tastic information. This week, John shares some little known facts about the science of music!

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20 Responses

  1. spantonline says:

    A tie between Born to Run by Bruce Springsteen and Mrs. Robinson by Simon
    and Garfunkel

  2. Joshua Salazar says:

    Shout out to Missy Elliott!

  3. Mattteus says:

    I guess if I had to pick a favourite song… at this moment it would be
    Rotary Hop by The High Llamas but that may change tomorrow.

  4. Jessica Seidel says:

    G note on a piano= instant sadness

  5. Account says:

    Europe – The Final Countdown
    Hello by Lionel Richie

  6. Alex M (AlphaWolfDrummer) says:

    Wow, this video is a piece of beauty. Music is AMAZING.

  7. Jimmy Durden says:

    Send in the Clowns

  8. WindlessZephyr says:

    While this is interesting, I think it should probably be about the
    “Psychology of Music,” because the science of music is more mechanical.
    Sound waves and all that.

  9. ethan chromate says:

    I have a question. Does music and its tempo have any effect on the way we
    percieve time? If someone listens to a song they know very well but then
    the tempo is increased, shouldn’t that make their brains attempt to slow
    down the way they percieve time in order to listen to the music properly
    and vice versa for speeding it up? I am not I Psychologist and this is just
    a hypothesis/question.

  10. Khalid Alharbi says:

    .

  11. lohphat says:

    01: Bullpoopy

    It’s a world of laughter, a world of tears
    It’s a world of hopes and a world of fears
    There’s so much that we share that it’s time we’re aware
    It’s a small world after all

    It’s a small world after all
    It’s a small world after all
    It’s a small world after all
    It’s a small, small world

    There is just one moon and one golden sun
    And a smile means friendship to everyone
    Though the mountains divide
    And the oceans are wide
    It’s a small world after all

    It’s a small world after all
    It’s a small world after all
    It’s a small world after all
    It’s a small, small world

  12. Oscar Rodriguez says:

    When We’re Young

  13. jesse lanting says:

    Hank plays the drums?!?!?

  14. Taylor MacGillivray says:

    Favourite song: Feels Like Sugar by Hjaltalin

  15. Roberto Gutierrez says:

    Trixie’s Trix- Sim Gretina. ^.^

  16. Blessedone333AZ says:

    THERE IS A SCIENCE TO MUSIC
    BUT YOU ARE TOTALLY UNAWARE THAT MUSIC CAN AFFECT YOU SPIRITUALLY, NOT JUST
    PHYSICALLY

    SATAN WAS HEAVEN’S MUSIC DIRECTOR BEFORE THE FALL OF THE FALLEN ANGELS. HE
    IS THE REASON THE EVIL ‘POP’ CULTURE IS SO POPULAR EVEN THOUGH THE MAJORITY
    OF MODERN MUSIC BRINGS DOWN YOUR IQ AND MAKES YOUR SPIRIT FALL TO HELL.

    GOOGLE ILLUMINATI MUSIC INDUSTRY = LOTS OF SCIENCE ON THIS SUBJECT!!!

    MY FAVORITE SONG IS ANYTHING ON KLOVE!!

  17. Kimberly Adams says:

    Mine is Keep Holding On by Avril Lavigne.

  18. Nicholas Ivanovich says:

    Sad songs are happy songs for when you’re sad. Without talking to anyone,
    you know you’re not alone.

  19. Bob Dollar says:

    J C Melencamps Jack and Dianne

  20. gravity brings me down says:

    Two things one favorite song is the entirety of Hamilton the musical it is
    a new musical on Broadway and it is some of the best music I have heard in
    a while. and B. what is pseudo music? I have never heard of that before.