We all love bass lines in music, but until recently, we have never truly understood why. One of the top publications on the internet, The Verge, recently explored why our brains are so hardwired to enjoy various types of bass citing various research done in recent years.

In the 2 minute video, The Verge explore how humans as a species may be hardwired to respond to various types of bass before we are even born. Scientist believe that the early bass lines we hear in our mothers womb, i.e. the heartbeat and rhythms of voice, are actually crucial to early speech development.

The entire video is facisnating and really sheds light on why we can’t deny the power of the bass. Watch the video below:

Why our brains love music with bassHumans are hardwired to love a bumping bass line.

Posted by The Verge on Sunday, November 22, 2015