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Dara O Briain and his expert team examine the science behind music. James May explores how music is linked to our emotions and Mark Miodownik takes apart an electric guitar.

In the final episode of the science series, Dara O Briain and his crack team take a weird and wonderful look at the science behind music.

Special guest James May explores how music is inextricably linked to our emotions, materials scientist Mark Miodownik takes apart an electric guitar and neuroscientist Tali Sharot reports on the ground breaking research which treats Parkinson's Disease with rhythm. Plus, science journalist Alok Jha asks whether computers are ruining music.

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Thu 31 Jan 2013 00:20

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Dara is joined in the studio by acoustics expert Professor Trevor Cox and music psychologist Dr Alexandra Lamont.

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Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Dara O Briain
Presenter Dara O Briain
Presenter Alok Jha
Presenter Alok Jha
Presenter Mark Miodownik
Presenter Mark Miodownik
Presenter Tali Sharot
Presenter Tali Sharot
Participant James May
Participant James May
Participant Brian Cox
Participant Brian Cox
Executive Producer Andrew Cohen
Executive Producer Andrew Cohen
Series Producer Kaye Godleman
Series Producer Kaye Godleman
Production Manager Roger Houston
Production Manager Roger Houston
Series Editor Nigel Paterson
Series Editor Nigel Paterson

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  • Sun 30 Dec 2012 20:00
  • Thu 31 Jan 2013 00:20

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