Source: American Psychological Association | November 24, 2015 |
Spontaneous and synchronized drumming tempo has been assessed in a female bonobo who self-selected to participate by regularly approaching a human drummer in a designated research area within a bonobo zoo enclosure.
Source: Newsscientist.com | December 16, 2014 |
Dogs and ducks are duds on the dance floor. So how come cockatoos and sea lions can move to a beat, and what does that tell us about our own musicality?
By Joel N. Shurkin | February 26, 2014 |
Can Animals Keep A Beat?
By Bethany Brookshire | February 16, 2014 |
From a cockatoo bopping to the Backstreet Boys to a sea lion doing the boogie, nothing goes viral like an animal swaying to the music. Now, research shows that not only can bonobos feel the beat, they can play along.
LIFE | 16 February 2014 |
Dogs may bark to music and chimps may bang on drums, but creatures that can truly keep a beat are rare, raising intriguing questions about the evolution of the human brain.
By Dr.Dolittle | February 17, 2014 |
Researchers have observed that bonobos are innately able to match a beat that was created by the research team.
By Dennis Lynch | February 17, 2014 |
Bonobo apes are closely related to the chimpanzee and share 98.4 percent of their genetic makeup with humans.
By Megan Phelan | February 16, 2014 |
Cockatoos and sea lions can dance, bonobos can drum, and scientists are investigating the evolutionary story behind the animals’ sense of rhythm.