Hey, Radio! Science Says Surprise Your Listeners.

April 30, 2019
Broca's Area

How predictable is your radio station? Have listeners “heard it all”? That’s not necessarily a good thing. There’s a region of our brain called Broca’s Area, and it is known to have multiple roles involving speech production.  It turns out that another function involves surprise. When we’re surprised, it triggers this part of the brain. … Continue reading Hey, Radio! Science Says Surprise Your Listeners. »

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What Shapes Our Music Tastes

April 16, 2019

Coleman Insights is releasing findings from its Contemporary Music SuperStudy in a four-part blog series, followed by a free webinar on April 30th in which the findings will be covered in greater depth. Details to register for that webinar are below. In the two previous installments of Tuesdays With Coleman, we shared two primary findings … Continue reading What Shapes Our Music Tastes »

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