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I have been told ever since I was very young that classical music such as Bach was helpful for brain development and that it stimulates creativity. However I have always had a negative reaction to it. My parents have encouraged me to listen to it and learn it and I have tried to learn to appreciate it at various times over the years but it simply hasn't worked. I find myself depressed and annoyed by it. It had been several years since the last time I tried listening to Bach and so just now after listening to the Oliver Sacks interview I tried a few songs and I still have the same almost immediate strong negative reaction to it. I'm very curios to know why this is and if it might indicate anything.

Sun, 12 Jul 2009 23:02:00 UTC | #378341