Sounds to make you emotional

It has been shown for the first time that environmental sounds can convey emotions.
13 November 2015
Presented by Rosalind Davies


Music can have a huge impact on your emotions. Research published this week in PNAS has shown that if you apply the same sound properties that convey emotion in music and voices to environmental sounds such as a car engine they will also make people feel emotional. Daniel Bowling, a neuroscientist from the University of Vienna spoke to Rosalind Davies about what the researchers had done, and what these sound properties are.


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