Dance Science: An Evolutionary Approach


Exploration of the origins of human dance through studies of non-human 'dance' and entrainment, representations of dancing figures in the archaeological record, and evolutionary changes in the human body that allow for the extraordinary flexibility of human dance. Lab based studies of evolutionary changes in the human body. Learn about dance injuries and how the brain processes observed movement, as well as many other areas in which dance and science intersect.
Curriculum Codes
  • R
  • ALP
  • NS
Cross-Listed As
  • EVANTH 336S
Typically Offered
Fall Only