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Jacques Launay: Is Music an Evolutionary Adaptation for Social Bonding?

“Without a song or a dance what are we? So I say thank you for the music For giving it to me” -Lyrics by ABBA- Music and dance exists across all cultures and anthropological evidence makes it clear that musical … Continue reading

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Mom’s Spaghetti: Demystifying Performance Anxiety

Insights into music performance anxiety and managment with Prof. Aaron Williamon, Centre for Performance Science by Darragh Lynch & Georgina Ng “His palms are sweaty, knees weak, arms are heavy, There’s vomit on his sweater already, mom’s spaghetti” – Eminem … Continue reading

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Did Marilyn Actually Sing in Tune?

Reporting on a talk by Pauline Larrouy-Maestri from the Max Plank Institute for Empirical Aesthetics in Germany, with an academic background in psychology, speech therapy, music, and pedagogy, 12th November 2015 Marilyn Monroe singing Happy Birthday to American president John … Continue reading

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