Science and Technology

Death Metal Science

Posted on: Tue 27 Feb 2018

How does music make you feel? Sad music might make you sad. Classical could be inspiring, or boring depending on the person. And house music might pump you up for an epic gym session. But what are the effects of listening to ‘death metal’?

Bill Thompson is a Professor of Psychology at Macquarie University, and he has recently co-authored research looking at how people respond to death metal.

Bill joins Casey Tonkin and Sam Smith to dissect the science of death metal.

Produced by Casey Tonkin
Image sourced from Jason Rosewell on Unsplash


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