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What Music Making Does to Your Brain

Music is the most complicated sound the brain can process. But why did our brains evolve such advanced tools to create and enjoy it? Neuroscientist and jazz musician Charles Limb (TED Talk: Your brain on improv) has asked himself this question time and again. He recently got together with songwriter and musician Meklit Hadero (TED Talk: The unexpected beauty of everyday sounds) to discuss the relationship of music and the brain. First, he explained his working theory that music > language.