Summary: Seals can distinguish between and react differently to changes in rhythm. The findings shed new light on musicality. Source: Aarhus UniversitySeals’ Sense of Rhythm May Give Us Answers About Our Own Musicality – Neuroscience News
New research from Aarhus University suggests that seals can both distinguish and react differently to different rhythms. The findings shed new light on musicality, says Associate Professor Andrea Ravignani. The researchers tested a total of 20 harbour seal pups to see if they had an understanding of rhythm.