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Отзывы учащихся о курсе Music as Biology: What We Like to Hear and Why от партнера Университет Дьюка

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The course will explore the tone combinations that humans consider consonant or dissonant, the scales we use, and the emotions music elicits, all of which provide a rich set of data for exploring music and auditory aesthetics in a biological framework. Analyses of speech and musical databases are consistent with the idea that the chromatic scale (the set of tones used by humans to create music), consonance and dissonance, worldwide preferences for a few dozen scales from the billions that are possible, and the emotions elicited by music in different cultures all stem from the relative similarity of musical tonalities and the characteristics of voiced (tonal) speech. Like the phenomenology of visual perception, these aspects of auditory perception appear to have arisen from the need to contend with sensory stimuli that are inherently unable to specify their physical sources, leading to the evolution of a common strategy to deal with this fundamental challenge....

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16 мая 2020 г.

This course helped me to see music from a different angle i.e through history and biology. Prof. Dales is a wonderful human being and has a beautiful gift of explaining things in a much simpler way.


21 сент. 2016 г.

This course has helped me to understand biological psychology of humans towards music. Based on this knowledge i am confident to create music which will seem good to the ears of humans.

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автор: Ekaterina K

3 авг. 2017 г.

Very good and interesting course

автор: Mohammed B m

30 мар. 2021 г.

i really loved this course

автор: Hanwen D

22 сент. 2017 г.

Very nice scheduled course!

автор: Tamara L

18 июня 2017 г.

Amazing Course! Thank You!

автор: Claire G

17 июня 2020 г.

very interesting course

автор: Stephanie T

20 мая 2017 г.

Incredibly good :)

автор: Valeria S

9 авг. 2016 г.

Excellent course!

автор: David A M

3 сент. 2020 г.

Excelente curso.

автор: Harini

2 июля 2020 г.

It's very useful

автор: Julio C G L

9 авг. 2017 г.

Excelente curso.

автор: Praveen K

26 июля 2017 г.

A great Course !


2 февр. 2021 г.

Great content .

автор: HERNAN S L

6 мая 2020 г.

Great for me.

автор: Alfonso B A

6 мар. 2020 г.

very helpful

автор: Natouchka M F

25 февр. 2020 г.

Excellent 🤩

автор: Sarah G d S

3 окт. 2018 г.


автор: Krisztian H

13 июня 2017 г.

Very good!

автор: Abellot a

6 дек. 2017 г.

Genial :)

автор: Juan A C B

30 нояб. 2017 г.


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24 мар. 2016 г.


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8 сент. 2020 г.


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24 июня 2018 г.


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12 июля 2021 г.


автор: Yana Y

28 апр. 2020 г.

The course was very interesting and created for me a new way of thinking about music. However some subjects were very difficult for me to understand. In simple words - things which I didn't know before (biology) I could hardly follow. And also the music theory - if I wasn't a professional musician, I couldn't have understood the explanations. I understood them, because I knew them.

автор: David B

3 авг. 2016 г.

Interesting and well presented. I completed the entire course, all lectures and assignments. However, week 1 is persistently listed as "overdue" even though it was actually completed ahead of time. Please remove from the "overdue" status which incessantly prompts me to join an upcoming new session. I enjoyed the course but this technical snafu is annoying.