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The weird and wonderful science of goose bumps. If you didn't feel any chills, try the full length clips:

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Blood, A. J., & Zatorre, R. J. (2001). Intensely pleasurable responses to music correlate with activity in brain regions implicated in reward and emotion. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 98(20), 11818-11823.

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