The brain has a tonality map – and it’s dynamic, not static

Title of paper under discussion The Cortical Topography of Tonal Structures Underlying Western Music Authors Petr Janata, Jeffrey L. Birk, John D. Van Horn, Marc Leman, Barbara Tillmann, Jamshed J. Bharucha Journal Science, vol 298, pp 2167-2170 (2002) Link to paper (free access) Overview Using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) Janata and his colleagues identified …

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