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Cross-Species Music-Making: A Real Phenomenon (ft. Peter Gabriel)

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There is a very special group of bonobos who began their lives at Georgia State University (GSU) in a very privileged setting. Scientists were studying bonobos’ capacities to language the way we humans do. There were no expectations of them vocalizing words since they don’t have the physical apparatus to do that. But engaging inRead more

Feeling the Beat! The Science Behind All Those Groovy Birds

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You’re listening to a great track—something that really rocks you—and you start swaying in time, moving to the beat. You’re in the groove! Right? Not with me? Watch THIS But how did that happen? Your brain does it automatically. You don’t learn it; it just happens. It’s essential to be human. Infants and toddlers doRead more

BioMusic Science Exhibition

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What is music? Where does it come from? Are we the only musicians on earth?  These fascinating and profound scientific questions bring together many different types of researchers to wrestle with answers for these complex topics. But they also greatly interest everyone—from young children to grandparents. Why? Because we humans are born musical and weRead more