Posted at 2:22 PM on March 19, 2009
by Gillian Martin
As my spouse so often reminds me, it's not so much what a person says as how she says it that makes all the difference.
The ability to pick up subtle emotional cues in sound is an important survival skill, and a recent study at Northwestern University suggests that musical training improves that ability. Read more about it here.
Thanks to MPR's Brad Robideau for the tip.