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[[ Reading ]] ➺ The Evolving Animal Orchestra  Author Henkjan Honing – Gasengineersinglasgow.co.uk
  • Hardcover
  • 160 pages
  • The Evolving Animal Orchestra
  • Henkjan Honing
  • 06 October 2017
  • 9780262039321

The Evolving Animal Orchestra A Music Researcher S Quest To Discover Other Musical Species.Even Those Of Us Who Can T Play A Musical Instrument Or Lack A Sense Of Rhythm Can Perceive And Enjoy Music Research Shows That All Humans Possess The Trait Of Musicality We Are A Musical Species But Are We The Only Musical Species Is Our Musical Predisposition Unique, Like Our Linguistic Ability In The Evolving Animal Orchestra, Henkjan Honing Embarks Upon A Quest To Discover If Humans Share The Trait Of Musicality With Other Animals.Charles Darwin Believed That Musicality Was A Capacity Of All Animals, Human And Nonhuman, With A Clear Biological Basis Taking This As His Starting Point, Honing A Music Cognition Researcher Visits A Series Of Biological Research Centers To Observe The Ways That Animals Respond To Music He Has Studied Scientists Accounts Of Snowball, The Cockatoo Who Could Dance To A Musical Beat, And Of Ronan, The Sea Lion, Who Was Trained To Move Her Head To A Beat Now Honing Will Be Able To Make His Own Observations.Honing Tests A Rhesus Monkey For Beat Perception Via An EEG Performs A Listening Experiment With Zebra Finches Considers Why Birds Sing, And If They Intend Their Songs To Be Musical Explains Why Many Animals Have Perfect Pitch And Watches Marine Mammals Respond To Sounds He Reports On The Unforeseen Twists And Turns, Doubts, And Oversights That Are A Part Of Any Scientific Research And Which Point To As Many Questions As Answers But, As He Shows Us, Science Is Closing In On The Biological And Evolutionary Source Of Our Musicality.

About the Author: Henkjan Honing

Henkjan Honing 1959 is professor in Music Cognition at both the Faculty of Humanities and the Faculty of Science of the University of Amsterdam UvA He conducts his research under the auspices of the Institute for Logic, Language and Computation ILLC and the University of Amsterdam s Brain and Cognition ABC Center.

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