Music Evokes Emotion By Mimicking The Rhythm Of Speech, McMaster University Study

According to Charles Darwin, the father of evolution, our ancient ancestors communicated with music far before they evolved the ability to use speech. Although this idea, known as the proto-music theory, continues to be debated, researchers do acknowledge that there are many similarities between musical pieces and human language. A new study proposes music is not only similar to language, but was actually modeled after it.

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