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What does music mean? Sign language may offer an answer, new research concludes

How do we detect the meaning of music? We may gain some insights by looking at an unlikely source, sign language, a newly released linguistic analysis concludes.
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What does music mean? Sign language may offer an answer, new research concludes

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(New York University) How do we detect the meaning of music? We may gain some insights by looking at an unlikely source, sign language, a newly released linguistic analysis concludes.

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