Scientists call this condition specific musical anhedonia. Researchers at the University of Barcelona tested physiological markers of emotional response and found that people with this form of anhedonia (literally: without pleasure) are able to perceive music and feel enjoyment, so it’s not a question of abnormalities in their neural circuitry. They just don’t get rocked by rock, jazzed by jazz or moved by a classical movement.

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