Music is a human universal but its survival benefits are not obvious. So why did it evolve? I sat down with professor Ed Hagen to discuss 4 hypotheses on the origins of our grooviest trait?
Huge thanks to Prof. Ed Hagen for the interview.
Huge thanks to all my supporters at http://www.patreon.com/stefanmilo
Auditory Cheesecake – Steven, Pinker. “The Meaning Of Life.” How the Mind Works, Penguin Books, 2015, pp. 521–565.
Sexual Selection – Darwin, Charles. The Descent of Man. Murray, 1871.
Social Bonding – Savage, Patrick E., et al. “Music as a Coevolved System for Social Bonding.” 2020, https://doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/qp3st.
Credible Signalling – Mehr, Samuel A, et al. “Origins of Music in Credible Signaling.” 2020, https://doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/nrqb3.
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Written and Edited by Stefan Milosavljevich
Audio Editing by Margarita Varbanova