Applying Selective Evolutionary Pressure to Sounds
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19-06-2012, 08:59 PM
Applying Selective Evolutionary Pressure to Sounds
So basically, by having people rate sounds they enjoy versus do not enjoy, they evolved music out of chaotic noise through 2500 generations of "mating" preferred sounds.

Here is a link to the abstract. If you click the "full .pdf" on the right you can read the whole research paper for free.
http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2012/06/12/1203182109
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20-06-2012, 10:21 AM
RE: Applying Selective Evolutionary Pressure to Sounds
You can listen up through generation 3,630 at http://darwintunes.org . I personally don't like the sound of the current incarnation; it's a little too upbeat for my tastes.
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26-06-2012, 03:40 AM
RE: Applying Selective Evolutionary Pressure to Sounds
(20-06-2012 10:21 AM)ghostexorcist Wrote:  You can listen up through generation 3,630 at http://darwintunes.org . I personally don't like the sound of the current incarnation; it's a little too upbeat for my tastes.
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