• Sudoku for the brain

    25th of January 2016 · tags:

    Niels Christian Hansen is a PhD student at the Academy and also is related to the interdisciplinary research center Music in the Brain. In this context, he has worked with the concept of "hold music" - the music that companies and institutions play for us when we call, while waiting to be transferred to an available employee.

    In Søndagsavisen 15 January Niels Christian Hansen tells that although we may experience hold music as annoying, studies show that it actually works: "Hold Music is a kind of Soduko to our brain. It engages us and puts the brain started to anticipate what the next note in the music will be, and thus our brain is kept going."

    Read the article (in Danish) here.

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