Introduction A recent study has shown that sad music has become increasingly popular, but why do people choose to listen to it, and what goes on in the brain and the body when they do so? Sam and Neil talk about music and biology and teach you some vocabulary.
Vocabulary can’t stand - have a strong dislike of hormone - a natural chemical produced in the body lactation - the process in mammals of producing milk comforting - calming and soothing, making you feel better emotionally what’s going on - what’s happening an excess of - too much or a more than normal amount of something
This week's question
The music video has been around for a while, but in what year was MTV, the first dedicated music video channel, launched in the US?
Listen to the programme to find out the answer.