Music may transcend cultural boundaries to become universally human – Harvard Gazette

 

“The finding suggests that not only is music deeply rooted in human nature, but that some types of songs transcend cultural boundaries…

“It seems like all humans make music in some way or another,” Mehr said. “But there’s not great empirical evidence for whether or not the different types of music they make share features across cultures. One way to test that is with this type of naïve listener experiment … and the results suggest that, in some cases, the answer is yes.”

Source: Music may transcend cultural boundaries to become universally human – Harvard Gazette

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