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View Full Document Right Arrow Icon GOT TO THE WEBSITE ABOVE, OR READ THE FOLLOWING ARTICLE DOWNLOADED FROM THE SITE. ANSWER THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS: 1. BRIEFLY DESCRIBE THE EXPERIMENT 2. HOW MIGHT YOU ACCOUNT FOR THE RESULTS? 3. ARE YOU CONVINCED? Mice and Music Experiment Mozart Hard Rock Makes Killer Mice, Teen Finds MUSIC CAN BE HAZARDOUS TO MOUSE HEALTH He may have won top regional and state science-fair honors, but probably at least some of his friends aren't talking to him. Sixteen-year-old David Merrill, a student at Nansemond River High School in Suffolk, Va., thought that the loud sounds of hard-rock music must have a bad effect on its devoted fans and came up with a way to test that damage. Merrill got 72 mice and divided them into three groups: one to test a mouse's response to hard rock, another to the music of Mozart and a control group that wouldn't listen to any music at all, rock or classical. The young vivisectionist got all the mice accustomed to living in aquariums in his
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This note was uploaded on 05/18/2011 for the course HUMANITIES 151 taught by Professor Nicassio during the Spring '08 term at University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

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