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What Makes Humans Unique? Our Sense Of Rhythm, New Study Suggests

What Makes Humans Unique? Our Sense Of Rhythm, New Study Suggests

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Imeh Akpanudosen Peter King Justin Sullivan Vladimir Rys Ian Waldie David Ramos
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It looks like the brain picks up the beat of music automatically. A new study from the from the University of Amsterdam shows that a sense of rhythm is a uniquely human characteristic. Music cognition scientists discovered this is so fundamental to humans that we recognize patterns in music, even without paying any attention or receiving any music training.