“Music sets us in motion—dancing, marching, or just tapping our toes. The combination of music and motion can also lead to an emotional response, making one feel romantic, patriotic, or just happy or sad,” says Thalia Wheatley (pictured left), assistant professor in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at Dartmouth, from the Communicating Emotion article below.

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Communicating Emotion: How Music and Movement Can Make This Happen