And thanks to all the fish?
February 17, 2000 12:38 AM   Subscribe

And thanks to all the fish? British researchers say fans of loud music may be responding to a 'pleasure-inducing hearing mechanism' passed down through evolution from fish to humans. Well, slap me with a large trout!
posted by prolific (4 comments total)
Not only that, but according to the same research, dancing is the human equivalent of fish schooling behaviour. I have met some old trouts in nightclubs in my time I suppose...
posted by Markb at 6:44 AM on February 17, 2000

Does this mean everyone's allowed to make fish jokes in this string? Better get out of here while I can...
posted by frog at 6:57 AM on February 17, 2000

Does anyone know where I can find the actual research on this?
posted by bobafet at 7:01 AM on February 17, 2000

Well the research was carried out by Manchester University. They should be able to source you a copy.
posted by Markb at 1:49 AM on February 18, 2000

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