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Musical Tastes Are Cultural in Origin, Not ‘Hard-wired’ in the Brain, Study Suggests
Musical Tastes Are Cultural in Origin, Not ‘Hard-wired’ in the Brain, Study Suggests
WACO, Texas (Aug. 23, 2016) — Scientists previously thought musical preferences are “hard-wired” in the brain, but a new study of a remote Amazonian farming and foraging community suggests that musical tastes are cultural in origin. One of the study’s authors, published in the journal Nature, is Alan Schultz, Ph.D., M.P.H., assistant professor of anthropology in Baylor’s College of Arts & ...

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"Multiplicity" Exhibit Features the Elegance of Math at Martin Museum of Art
"Multiplicity" Exhibit Features the Elegance of Math at Martin Museum of Art
WACO, Texas (Aug. 24, 2016) – The Martin Museum of Art at Baylor University will host a gallery talk with the artists of its new exhibit, Multiplicity, at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 25. Multiplicity will run from Aug. 23 through Sept. 25 and demonstrates how art can use math to create beauty and ...

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Baylor Student Art Project Raises More Than $45K for Zambian Children
Baylor Student Art Project Raises More Than $45K for Zambian Children
WACO, Texas (Aug. 18, 2016) —Orphans in Zambia left their fingerprints — literally — on an art project by two Baylor University studio art majors on a women’s leadership mission trip this summer to the southern African country. The students’ paintings of trees – featuring brightly colored leaves made by the children’s fingertips – eventually raised nearly $45,000 to help children living in extreme poverty become leaders for ...
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