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Pulse and entrainment

Hans T. Zeiner-Henriksen explains musical entrainment: the rhythmic oscillation of an external source entraining certain bodily processes.

Do you ever nod your head or tap your feet when you hear music?

This activity usually follows a certain pulse in the music. But how do we find this pulse within a complex musical landscape of sounds? What sounds in the music are most vital? And how de we transfer this (mostly unconscious) understanding of pulse into a muscular activity that causes us to nod our head or tap our feet?

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