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Music to our ears?

Playing background music can make us less cautious in our decision-making, suggests research. Researchers from the University of Buenos Aires explored the impact of musical tempo on speed and accuracy in decision-making. Agustín Perez Santangelo and colleagues found playing music as opposed to silence saw study participants...

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