• Type in the correct tense of the verb in the spaces.
  • Click the button at the bottom to check your answers.
  • Press the "refresh" button on your browser to play again.

move resist suggest be pass find react affect move work
use offer capture represent influence add clap be help make
We all love to (or groove) to music. At the very least, we cannot tapping our foot or nodding our head when we hear music. New research that moving our body to musical beats is genetic. Our dancing ability in our genes. Parents their sense of rhythm down to their children. The study is from the Vanderbilt University in the USA, and the genomics and biotechnology company 23andMe. Researchers 69 genes that affect how people to musical rhythms. The researchers said different genes our ability to in sync with music beats. They said the genes in similar ways to those for other biological rhythms, such as breathing, walking and sleeping.

The researchers bio-data from over 600,000 people in their research. Researcher Dr David Hinds said: "The large number participants a unique even small genetic signals." He added: "This research a leap forward for scientific understanding of the links between genetics and musicality." Researcher Dr Reyna Gordon said: "Rhythm is not just by a single gene. It is influenced by many hundreds of genes." She : "Tapping, and dancing in synchrony with the beat of music at the core of our human musicality." The research could one day doctors use music and rhythm to us healthier.

Back to the beat of music lesson.

Share this lesson

More Free Sites by Sean Banville

Online Activities