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Notes from folders on September 16, 2009 Infant preference of consonance and dissonance? Infants prefer consonant intervals to dissonant intervals. Researchers think that preference might have to do with an innate preference for intervals with simple ratios over complex ratios, or it might be because the majority of the music they’ve listened has more consonance than dissonance. What does Bulgaria have that we don’t have? Bulgarian folk music emphasizes unusual meters (7/8 and 5/8), so their people listen to more tunes in unusual meters than people from Western cultures. Bulgarians also folk dance (and have more movement experience) with unusual meters (7/8 and 5/8). Movement experience has a strong influence over music perception, potential (aptitude), and achievement. Why do different learning theories emphasize different things? How do scientists know what young children are thinking? Habituation Paradigm
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2011 for the course MUSIC ED 2665 taught by Professor Reesedodd during the Fall '09 term at Temple.

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