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Mahvish Qureshi's picture

synchronized clapping

Although we have moved on in class, the topic about the presence or absence of a conductor has still interested me alot. After doing some research I found this article: http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v403/n6772/full/403849a0.html

which actually does a study on the synchronized clapping during performances, and after making students in a classroom clap together. This article concludes that there is no conductor however the organization of the clapping is based on an awareness of how to slow down clapping frequency etc. to make a synchronized clapping however at the same time reduce the noise intensity produced by the clapping.

I thought this was a really interesting article, definately worth reading over

 

 

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