Experimental archaeology can do amazing things. Recently, archaeologists have shown that hunters and gatherers danced to the sound of elk teeth in the past. To substantiate their assumption, the researchers decided to conduct a scientific study. First, they examined the signs found on ...

Dancing for Archeology

Researchers have found that dance develops vital human skills and reduces the risk of dementia. Brain researchers Steven Brown of Burnaby Simon Fraser University in Canada and Michael Martinez of the University of Texas conducted a study to determine which areas of the brain are ...

The Benefits of Dance to the Brain

The waltz has humble origins. The dance's name is derived from the German word for "to turn", which is Walzen. The dance has possible roots in the western Tyrol region of Austria's folk music. But some people think that the choreography is related to a couples dance from the 16th century ...