Let’s listen to a tape recording of sacred music – Tibetan monks or Gregorian singing. If you listen, you can hear how the voices merge, forming one pulsating tone.
This is one of the most interesting effects inherent in some musical instruments and a chorus of people singing in about the same key — the formation of beats. When voices or instruments converge in unison, the beats slow down, and when they diverge, they accelerate. Continue reading
Listening to music at high volume while driving can impair the response and lead to a traffic accident. This conclusion was made by Canadian scientists.
Their research showed that it takes about 20% more time to play loud music to perform physical and mental exercises.
The British Royal Automobile Club (RAC) warned that if the reaction time of the drivers is so reduced, they can be in a fatal accident. Continue reading