Answer these five questions, then add up your score from each. We'll guess your age based on the total.
These sounds are from a Journal of Neuroscience study by Chris Plack and Olly Bones. The study found that aging affects how we perceive musical harmony.
To come up with a more accurate, scientific estimate of your age, we'd need to use a few equations (and we'd need more information from you), so this will just be a fun exercise loosely based on the study. Ready? Let's go.
This is a major second.
It sucks!It's all right.It's pleasing.I love it!
This is a major third.
It sucks.Meh.This isn't bad.I like it.
This is a minor seventh.
Not really.Indifferent.Sure. I guess.Definitely!
This is a minor sixth.
Horrible.It's not bad.It's OK.It's wonderful.
This is a perfect fourth.
It's horrible.Not really.I could get into this.I like this.