What happens in the brain when people make music together? Empathy helps us to tune into how other people are thinking and feeling

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“These are

  1. (1) empathy circuits,
  2. (2) oxytocin secretion,
  3. (3) reward and motivation, including dopamine release,
  4. (4) language structures, and 
  5. 5) cortisol.

 

These five functions and mechanisms involve at least 12 important brain regions and two pathways which are mapped here.

 

Empathy helps us to tune into how other people are thinking and feeling, and can be improved through interpersonal musical coordination.”

Read the full article at: medicalxpress.com