Speech-to-Song Illusion and a High-Tech Use for Tree Rings
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Learn about the links between language and music via the speech-to-song illusion and what we can learn from tree rings. The speech-to-song illusion demonstrates the tight links between language and music by Steffie Drucker The Speech-to-Song Illusion. (2020). Psychology Today. https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/illusions-and-curiosities/202002/the-speech-song-illusion Diana Deutsch - Speech-to-Song Illusion>. (2011). ucsd.edu. https://deutsch.ucsd.edu/psychology/pages.php?i=212  5th grade class: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Zr9BU0bJoc  Additional resources from Sturt Manning, a Distinguished Professor of Arts and Sciences in Classical Archaeology at Cornell University: Cornell Faculty page https://classics.cornell.edu/sturt-manning  Revised tree ring data confirms ancient Mediterranean dates https://as.cornell.edu/news/revised-tree-ring-data-confirms-ancient-mediterranean-dates  Maize, not metal, key to native settlements’ history in NY https://news.cornell.edu/stories/2020/03/maize-not-metal-key-native-settlements-history-ny  Follow Curiosity Daily on your favorite podcast app to learn something new every day withCody Gough andAshley Hamer. Still curious? Get exclusive science shows, nature documentaries, and more real-life entertainment on discovery+! Go to https://discoveryplus.com/curiosity to start your 7-day free trial. discovery+ is currently only available for US subscribers. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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