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#357508 - 10/26/11 10:06 PM Fun factoid
fredk Offline
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Multiple studies have shown that listening to music alters our perception of painful stimuli and strengthens feelings of control. People are able to tolerate pain for longer periods of time when listening to music, and will even rate the severity of the sensation as lower, suggesting that something so simple as a melody has a direct affect on our neural pathways.


From Scientific American.

Thanks JP but we already gots the good drug.
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#357509 - 10/26/11 11:35 PM Re: Fun factoid [Re: fredk]
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Multiple studies have shown that listening to music alters our perception of painful stimuli and strengthens feelings of control. People are able to tolerate pain for longer periods of time when listening to music, and will even rate the severity of the sensation as lower, suggesting that something so simple as a melody has a direct affect on our neural pathways.

This statement assumes that what is being listened to actually HAS a melody frown
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#357683 - 10/29/11 03:34 PM Re: Fun factoid [Re: Ajax]
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Yet when I hear Rap "music" the pain starts immediately and I can't tolerate it at all.

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#357689 - 10/29/11 04:52 PM Re: Fun factoid [Re: Ray3]
fredk Offline
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Originally Posted By: Ray3
Yet when I hear Rap "music" the pain starts immediately and I can't tolerate it at all.

Dude, they said music not [c]rap...
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