Beethoven's DNA indicates he wasn't exceptionally 'musical'

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jdjohn
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They took a piece of his hair and analyzed the DNA. They said it "had an unremarkable polygenic score for general musicality compared to [modern] population samples".
https://news.vumc.org/2024/03/26/beethovens-genes-reveal-low-predisposition-for-beat-synchronization/
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  • mhardy6647
    mhardy6647 Posts: 33,355
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    No wonder them dang symphonies of his is so dang hard to dance to!
  • invalid
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    Einstein's brain didn't weigh as much as the average adult human brain, but he was smarter than the average bear.
  • VR3
    VR3 Posts: 28,310
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    Hey..... Measurements are not everything

    Thankfully ASR isn't measuring brains
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  • mhardy6647
    mhardy6647 Posts: 33,355
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    VR3 wrote: »
    Hey..... Measurements are not everything

    Thankfully ASR isn't measuring brains

    I'd fail miserably on SINAD. It's all noise, all the time in mine.
    The distortion's off the charts, too.
    I'm happier that way.
    B)
  • nooshinjohn
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    VR3 wrote: »
    Hey..... Measurements are not everything

    Thankfully ASR isn't measuring brains

    But thanks to ASR we can measure stupidity.
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