Explained (2018– )
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When does sound become music? Why are humans so uniquely able to master musicality? Researchers talk rhythm, octaves and the magic of song and dance.


Joe Posner (created by), Joe Posner


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Episode credited cast:
Carly Rae Jepsen ... Herself - Narrator (voice)
Elizabeth Margulis ... Herself - Music Cognition Researcher
Carol Krasnow ... Herself - Patient, Dance for Parkinson's Disease Class
Aniruddh Patel ... Himself - Author, Music Language & the Brain
TokiMonsta ... Herself - Music Producer (as Jennifer Lee)
Gary Steinberg ... Himself - Neurosurgeon
Gabrielle Giffords ... Herself - Former U.S. Representative (archive footage)
Mary-Kathryn Roelofs ... Herself - Patient, Dance for Parkinson's Disease Class
Tori Lo Mellin ... Herself - Director, Gamelan Dharma Swara
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Anderson .Paak ... Himself (archive footage)


Explained examines several questions surrounding music in particular when does sound become music and why are humans uniquely able to master music. It talks to researchers who study the cognition of music and how music can help people learn to speak and move after disabilities. It looks at beat, pitch, octave, and rhythm. Written by Shatterdaymorn

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19 September 2018 (USA) See more »

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17 November 2018 | by apaterniteSee all my reviews

Really good. Very intriguing. My wife cried after watching this.

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