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Music Appreciation 'Hard Wired' in Brain, Research Shows

It takes no musical training to recognize a wrong note... but why is that so? New research shows that sensitivity to music is a natural function of the human brain. NPR's Richard Knox reports.

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Since he joined NPR in 2000, Knox has covered a broad range of issues and events in public health, medicine, and science. His reports can be heard on NPR's Morning Edition, All Things Considered, Weekend Edition, Talk of the Nation, and newscasts.