Photos: The Science Behind the Music

What is it that some music is a hit while other tunes make us cringe?

A new exhibit at the Eyebeam Art + Technology Center in New York City tries to help us answer the question by looking at the science of music and biology. The free show, “Biorhythm: Music and the Body,” launched earlier this month and includes exhibits that let people interact with sound and participate in research on the human body’s response to music.

Below, a few of the exhibits: