The science behind goose bumps is fairly well understood – but that ‘music chill’ you get sometimes when you hear certain melodies or sounds – well not so much. Could it be that what you hear evokes a specific emotional reaction?
Scientists are not sure but Cogswell College is offering a class this summer, “Theory and Practice of Sound Work” that may dig a little deeper into the issue.
Take a few minutes to watch this short video to learn a little more about this phenomenon.
What music or sounds give you ‘music chills?’