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Feb 20, 2014 6:21 AM by Lindsay MacLeod, KSBY News

Researchers say they have biological proof music is a universal language

Johns Hopkins researchers say they have biological proof that music is a universal language.

In a study, the same part of the brain that is linked to processing spoken language was activated when jazz musicians "traded fours," which is a type of musical conversation.

The findings suggest there is a circuit in the brain that processes overall communication, whether that's through language or music.



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