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john of MT
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john of MT
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04/06/2016 3:59 pm
This is a fun read. Your Musical Taste Depends On How Empathetic You Are, http://www.iflscience.com/brain/your-musical-taste-and-sophistication-depends-how-empathetic-you-are

"...those who are better at understanding the feelings of others prefer romantic, relaxing music like soft rock and some R&B, whereas those who focus on the minute details of things tend to listen to more technically complex music, such as traditional jazz. If you're curious as to which side of the cognitive fence you fall on, don't fret: head along to Musical Universe, an online quiz developed by the researchers, to find out." http://www.musicaluniverse.org/
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