Tag: musical species

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  • How lullabies evolved decoded

    How lullabies evolved decoded

    Lullabies may have evolved as a way to signal to children that their needs for attention are being met, while freeing the parents to perform other tasks, such as foraging for food or caring for another offspring, Harvard scientists suggest. Infant-directed song might later have evolved into the more complex forms of music we hear …

    February 26, 2017
  • How lullabies evolved decoded

    How lullabies evolved decoded

    Lullabies may have evolved as a way to signal to children that their needs for attention are being met, while freeing the parents to perform other tasks, such as foraging for food or caring for another offspring, Harvard scientists suggest. Infant-directed song might later have evolved into the more complex forms of music we hear …

    February 26, 2017