There’s neuroscience behind why you love certain songs or pieces of music. Susan Rogers is a cognitive neuroscientist and professor at Berklee College of Music, as well as a multiplatinum record producer. She joins Krys Boyd from KERA News’ “Think” to discuss why our brains respond to certain music, our music personality types, and how music can shape identity.
If you have an aspiring singer in the house, it might be time to check out Denton Community Youth Choirs. Registration for the second season is open and will close at the end of August.
Octavia Butler’s novel Parable of the Sower — depicting a dystopian U.S. in 2024 — was published 30 years ago. Toshi Reagon’s new musical retelling explores the web of past, present and future.