Rhythm and interpersonal synchrony in early social development.

  title={Rhythm and interpersonal synchrony in early social development.},
  author={Laurel J. Trainor and Laura K. Cirelli},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
Adults who engage in synchronous movement to music later report liking each other better, remembering more about each other, trusting each other more, and are more likely to cooperate with each other compared to adults who engage in asynchronous movements. Although poor motor coordination limits infants' ability to entrain to a musical beat, they perceive metrical structure in auditory rhythm patterns, their movements are affected by the tempo of music they hear, and if they are bounced by an… CONTINUE READING
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