Northwest Reverb - Reflections by James Bash and others about classical music in the Pacific Northwest and beyond
Sunday, January 9, 2011
File this under 'I could've told you that...'
A new study suggests that dopamine, the chemical in our brains that's responsible for the pleasure we feel from food, alcohol and sex is also responsible for the pleasure we get from listening to music of any and all kinds. So sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll are more intimately connected than we ever realized...