Thanks ‘Jaws’: Sharks Get Bad Rap When Viewed with Ominous Music

Thursday, August 4, 2016 - 08:31 in Psychology & Sociology

In a new study, researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego found that the background music in shark documentaries affects viewers’ perceptions of sharks. The researchers suggest that ominous background music could hinder shark conservation efforts. Scripps scientist Andrew Nosal and a colleague at Harvard University recruited over 2,000 […]

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