You already know Latin music has a particular effect on you — you can’t resist gyrating your hips to the scintillating play of Santana, you’ve been known to bust out with the twist and the mashed potato when Richie Valens comes on the oldies station, and the undeniable exuberance of Celia Cruz makes you want to shake from head to toe. But as it turns out, there are less obvious reasons for the urge to shake your bootyus maximus when you hear bongos and electronic keyboards. The physics and technology of sonic pleasure come into play at the... More >>>