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Brains of beatboxers and guitarists respond differently to music

7 September 2018

MRI scans in research led by Professor Sophie Scott (UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience) have revealed that professional beatboxers' and guitarists' brains respond to music according to their specialism - in guitarists the ‘hand areas’ react, whilst in beatboxers, the ‘mouth area’ is activated. Read: Daily Mail, More: UCL News