Leo en Ars Technica:

«We found that hemodynamic activity in the regions showing dopamine release was not constant throughout the [musical] excerpt, but was restricted to moments before and during chills and, critically, was anatomically distinct,» the researchers note.

The McGill group says that this experiment is «the first direct evidence that the intense pleasure experienced when listening to music is associated with dopamine activity in the mesolimbic reward system, including both dorsal and ventral striatum.»

El espacio muestral se me antoja pequeño pero el estudio no deja de ser curioso.

<actualización> Artículo en Wired y publicación en Nature. </actualización>