Classical Crib Sheet: Top 5 Stories This Week


A newly published study from Colorado State University claims that dogs overwhelmingly prefer classical music to metal as well as to “a simplistic psychoacoustic classical selection marketed for dog relaxation”: “Classical was linked with more relaxed and restful behaviour, compared to the control condition (no music); heavy metal was linked with greater anxiety and unrest; and the psychoacoustic music had only a minimally calming effect.”