Can’t dance? It’s your ancestors’ fault. Researchers at the University of Melbourne have identified 69 different genetic variants that are linked with the ability to keep in time to a beat, which they say shows that rhythm has a biological connection with brain development.
Many of those genes are also linked to depression, schizophrenia, and developmental delay, which the team says suggests that rhythm has a connection with brain development. The results of the study were published yesterday in the journal Nature Human Behaviour.
Source: Daily Mail