It can be inferred that the authors of the two passages would be most likely to disagree over whether

Mida on October 13, 2019

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Can someone please explain the correct answer

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Skylar on November 7, 2019

@maonuo Happy to help!

The correct answer is (D) "the capacity to produce music has great adaptive value to humans."

We can logically infer that the authors of the two passages would disagree over the answer to this, as the first passage states that "music, it would seem, had little adaptive value of its own" (lines 25-26), whereas the second passage states that music and its role in mother-infant interactions "would have conferred considerable evolutionary advantage" (lines 61-62).

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