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Twist and Shout

July 3, 2014

Music and Team Players

The Beatles version of “Twist and Shout” was used in a study with 48 toddlers showing “adults who move together to a shared musical beat synchronously as opposed to asynchronously are subsequently more likely to display prosocial behaviors toward each other.” The study was published recently online in Developmental Science. The scientists are Laura K. Cirelli, Kathleen M. Einarson, and Laurel J. Trainor.

Read the article by clicking here.

Read the research by clicking here.

Thanks to Bangor High School art teacher Susan Bryand for sending this information.

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