Rock Music Experiment Drove Mice Insane! By David J. Stewart. As much as heavy-metallers try to downplay the inherent dangers of their so-called "music," they cannot escape the incontrovertible reality of a simple experiment with mice. (Italian text translated by Ornella C. Grannis and proof-edited by Daniel Vogel). The Beatles most certainly belong to the history of the 60s, but their musical merits are at best dubious. The Beatles came at the height of the reaction against rock and roll, when the innocuous "teen idols", rigorously white, were replacing the wild black rockers who had shocked the radio stations and the. Music plays an important role in the socialization of children and adolescents. Popular music is present almost everywhere, and it is easily available through the radio, various recordings, the Internet, and new technologies, allowing adolescents to hear it in diverse settings and situations, alone or shared with friends. Parents often are unaware of the lyrics to which their children are.
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probably at least some of his friends aren't talking to him. Merrill got 72 mice and divided them into three groups: The young vivisectionist got all the mice accustomed to living in aquariums in his basement, then started playing music 10 hours a day. Merrill put each mouse through a maze three times a week that originally had taken the mice an average of 10 minutes to complete. Over time, the 24 control-group mice managed to cut about 5 minutes from their maze-completion time.