Why Does Music Have the Power to Move Us?

Have you ever wondered why music has the power to move us? Why it can stir our emotions, make us feel joy, or sorrow, or longing? If human beings are just lumbering biological machines, driven by nothing more than the desire of our selfish genes to survive and reproduce, there seems no place in that story for something like music. But maybe there’s a different story—and maybe our love of music is a clue.


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