Don't Worry, Be Happy. Let Bobby McFerrin Screw With Your Mind

The World Science Festival's "Notes & Neurons: In Search of the Common Chorus" asks:
Is our response to music hard-wired or culturally determined?

Below, Bobby McFerrin (you know- "Don't Worry, Be Happy", video 2 below) uses the pentatonic scale and the audience to demonstrate neural programming.

Watch the rest of the program here.

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That bit on the stage with Bobby McFerrin was pretty entertaining. I wonder if he knows any other songs or any other tricks like that?

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