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Birdsong Study Pecks Theory That Music Is Uniquely Human

Animals  (tags: study, science, animals, wildlife, birds, music )

- 1938 days ago -
A bird listening to birdsong may experience some of the same emotions as a human listening to music, suggests a new study on white-throated sparrows, published in Frontiers of Evolutionary Neuroscience.

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Cristina M (137)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 2:17 am
Very interesting article. I remember reading about the Tui in New Zealand how depending on the circumstances is the singing which is a very complex thing. Thanks Kevin!

Kay M (347)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 6:38 pm
as a former music major, i approve this article. :)

Danuta W (1248)
Thursday January 3, 2013, 3:18 am

Giana Peranio-paz (398)
Thursday January 3, 2013, 3:25 am
I believe this to be true. Except that I cry a lot as a result of listening to music. Do birds cry?

Past Member (0)
Thursday January 3, 2013, 4:14 am
Interesting article, thanks.

Tanya W (65)
Thursday January 3, 2013, 4:48 am
Noted thanks.

donnaa D (14)
Thursday January 3, 2013, 6:27 am
i know animals respond to music, and this is wonderful

Sheila S (50)
Thursday January 3, 2013, 7:08 am
Interesting article. I have a friend with two budgies who sing a long when she puts a music video on. She keeps a list of which music they like the most!

Waltraud U (84)
Thursday January 3, 2013, 8:48 am
noted, interesting. TY

Natalie V (27)
Thursday January 3, 2013, 2:38 pm

Angeles Madrazo (298)
Thursday January 3, 2013, 5:29 pm
Music touchs hearts!!

Fiona Ogilvie (565)
Saturday January 5, 2013, 11:25 am
Yippy for every study that points out that the human species is far from the top of the top.
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