Dissonant Music Brings out Animal in Us
Research by Daniel Blumstein, IoES professor and chair of the UCLA Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, was highlighted by the Australian and Press Trust of India.
The study by Daniel Blumstein and Greg Bryant, UCLA assistant professor of communication studies, shows that distorted and jarring music tends to excite listeners because it mimics the distress calls of animals.
To read the article in the Australian by Iain Shedden click here.
To read the article in the Press Trust of India click here.
Published: Wednesday, June 20, 2012