Scientists examining neurons that respond to gentle touch has shown that people find strokes on another person's back and shoulder more pleasurable than strokes to the forearm and hand. This has led to the creation of an "emotional map" of the human body.
Researchers have demonstrated that, in addition to differences in musical aptitude, people vary in their emotional responses to music. They found that between 1 and 5 percent of people simply don't like music.
Does it seem like your favorite meal or dessert tastes better now that you're in love? You're not imagining it. A new study shows that a variety of emotions, including love can affect how a variety of food and drinks taste -- even water.
Hum that tune, honey? Well, it turns out the fellow or gal can do a lot more than that, science says. They make great partners in relationships. Indeed relationships will hum all by themselves just because a musician has a good sense of emotions.