Older people are just as good at judging music as younger adults
Still in tuneHenk Badenhorst/GettyBy Devika BansalIt may feel as if many of our mental abilities decline with age, but here’s one that sticks – our ability to sense when music sounds wrong. When you listen to music, your brain tries to predict the next note, regardless of whether you have had any musical training. This active guesswork is part of what...
I regard the brain as a computer which will stop working when its component fail. There is no heaven or afterlife for broken-down computers. That is a fairy story for people afraid of the dark