Blame It on the Bossa Nova: How Music Changes Our Perception of Touch
The sexier we perceive the music we are listening to, the more sensual we experience the contact—even if we know that we are touched by a robot instead of a person.
By Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences
A Study on Meter and Rhyme
Language that is metrically regular to an unusual degree is not only found in poetry, but also in the language of rites and festive events, in preverbal infant-directed speech (IDS), in slogans, commercial ads, etc.