Because of the way our brains work, we can remember songs and rhymes much more easily than just words or letters. The ABC song teaches kids the basics of the English language.
Does musical taste even matter anymore? Or does a data-driven feedback loop – where what you enjoy in the past shapes what you hear today – influence what you'll like in the future?
People found out about crime and punishment in that most spectacular era of public executions, the Renaissance, through melody.
Male lyrebirds perform choreographed dances to match the song they are singing when trying to attract a mate. Not only do…