Throughout human history music existed across all human cultures, therefore scientists consider it to be the essential part of our biology not merely a cultural aspect. One way to prove this idea is to study the musical behavior of non-human species. Studying non-human species’ responses to music is a great way to discern which features of human music are biological and which features are cultural product. As there are many… Read More »Understanding roots of human musical intelligence
The planet earth is full of communication. Birds chirping in the morning, vervets producing predator specific alarm calls, honey bee dancing in the beehive and a host talking to a guest in a talk show are all the examples of communication both human and non-human. All creatures on this planet are constantly exchanging information with one another via a broad variety of channels. However, there exists a huge difference among… Read More »Did we evolve linguistic abilities from great apes?
About three in four Americans believe they possess some form of paranormal ability, most popular of which is ESP (Extrasensory Perception) that accounts for 41% of all paranormal beliefs. Are you part of the 75% of Americans with some level of extra sensory perception? Have you ever been able to seemingly predict that something was going to happen in the future? If not, surely there will be someone else around… Read More »Extrasensory Perception: Sensing with mind