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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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Remembering Our Hope: Panel Discussion to Explore How Friendship Can Enrich Community and Cultivate Virtue
Remembering Our Hope: Panel Discussion to Explore How Friendship Can Enrich Community and Cultivate Virtue
WACO, Texas (Aug. 31, 2016) – Baylor University students, faculty, staff and alumni will explore how friendship can enrich community and cultivate virtues during a panel discussion, “Companions in Hope: Why Community Is Good but Friendship Is Better,” at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 2, in Roxy Grove Hall. A Vespers and music service will follow the discussion at 3 p.m., also in Roxy ...

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Dr. Michael Korpi Awarded the SMPTE Excellence in Education Medal
Dr. Michael Korpi Awarded the SMPTE Excellence in Education Medal
WACO, Texas (Aug. 29, 2016) – Michael Korpi, Ph.D., professor of film and digital media, has been awarded the first Excellence in Education Medal Award from the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers ...
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