This rarely discussed neurological condition makes you dislike music
Not a music person? Don’t worry, you’re not weird: You might actually have a neurological condition that prevents you from enjoying music.
Specific musical anhedonia is a real condition that prevents someone from deriving pleasure from music. People with the condition don’t have the typical emotional response to music that others do.
In a study recently published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers studied how the brain’s reward centers (i.e. the stuff that tells us something is good) connect to the brain’s auditory processing centers (i.e. the place we hear and interpret sound.)