October 3, 2022

What Is Music…exactly?

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An expanded cortical/motor system with various cognitive capacities is little doubt pivotal to our evolutionary ascent and to the musical instruments that we developed to facilitate social interplay (Reader and Laland, 2002; Barton, 2004; Schulkin, 2007). A broad based set of findings in non-primates has also linked social complexity to larger mind measurement (Byrne and Corp, 2004). Technology, including musical objects, is an extension of ourselves that expands what we explore (Heelan and Schulkin, 1998; Lakoff and Johnson, 1999), facilitating plasticity of expression and long term social bonds. Joint social motion and music making; musical priming leads to a rise within the number of cooperative gamers (Kirschner and Tomasello, 2009, 2010). Social behavior is a premium cognitive adaptation, reaching greater depths in people than in some other species.

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