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(NPR)   If you clap your hands and can't keep a beat, a leading neuroscientist says you have a "musical brain disorder" that makes one "beat deaf"   ( divider line
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2014-06-24 12:29:26 PM  
2 votes:
So, can I get a government check out of this? Do we have telethons?
2014-06-24 12:22:50 PM  
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2014-06-24 12:11:06 PM  
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2014-06-24 10:31:41 AM  
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I was born a poor black child...
2014-06-24 09:43:28 AM  
2 votes:
Also known as Caucasianitis.
2014-06-24 03:46:23 PM  
1 vote:
So, let me make sure I rtfa correctly.  One person out of "dozens" in their study has issues with keeping semi-complex beats (it says he was fine with techno), therefore it's now classified as a "musical" brain "disorder" (as opposed to a "painting" or "sculpting" brain disorder?), even though the neuroscientist herself admits there is no specific part of the brain that would govern such?

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2014-06-24 12:32:17 PM  
1 vote:

illogic: [ image 259x194]

Maybe they just haven't found music that, "Really speaks to them."
2014-06-24 12:28:10 PM  
1 vote:
I always clapped on the off-beats just to mess with the others around me.
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