Richer bouquet with Jimmy Hendrix

 
Put the record on when presenting someone a cabernet Sauvignon, Rock will do. The wine will be more robust and taste stronger than if presented with no music. The same wine will taste much milder when enjoyed with a romantic ballad.  Listening to music can influence the taste of wine. ‘Cognitive Priming’ lies at the base of this effect, according to researchers at the Heriot-Watt University of Edinburgh. Specific music stimulates specific areas in the brain and when the brain gets additional stimulation by the taste of the wine, both sensations, influence each other: the wine tastes differently. If it also works the other way around is not investigated.A few good wine-music combinations were established:
Cabernet Sauvignon: All along the watchtower (Jimi Hendrix), Hoky tonk woman (the Rolling Stones), Live and let die (Paul McCartney and Wings), Won’t get fooled again (The Who)         
Chardonay: Atomoc (Blondie), Rock DJ (Robbie Williams), What’s love got to do with it (Tina Turner), Spinning Arround (Kylie Minogue)         
Syrah (aka shiraz): Nessun Dorma (Giacomo Puccini), Orinoco flow (Enya), Chariots of Fire (Vangelis), Canon (Johann Pachelbel)
Merlott: Sitting on the dock of the bay (Otis Redding), Easy (Lionel Ritchie), Over the rainbow (Eva Cassidy), Heartbeats (José González)BBC news 2008

QUESTION:
Cognitive priming for wine tasting is nice, but how about cognitive priming for learning at meetings or to increase the networking? Can we use usic to set peoples mind in optimal state fro learning?
 
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