Study Suggests Babies Get the Beat at Birth

All God's children got rhythm -- and at a much earlier age than doctors ever suspected, a small study shows. Studying children's sense of musical timing has long been challenging. The babies in the study couldn't even grab their toes, let alone tap them. Yet brain scans show that these 2- and 3-day-olds could perceive musical patterns and even take note when a drummer missed a beat, the study in today's Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences shows. The 14 babies, who were examined...Full Story
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