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The Brain’s ‘Prediction Machine’ Anticipates the Future When Listening to Music

Hansen, N. C., et al.

December 23, 2021

The human brain is constantly one step ahead, matching expectations to what is about to happen. In song, the brain does not wait passively for a song to unfold. When there is ambiguity in a musical phrase, our brains automatically predict how the melody will end.

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