The brain area that enables one to distinguish the different sounds made by a piano tends to be larger in a highly sk...

tomgbean on December 24, 2019


Why is C wrong? is it similar to A?

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shunhe on January 1, 2020

Hi @tomgbean,

The difference with (C) is slightly different. (C) is wrong because the conclusion doesn't concern a broader range of phenomena. The conclusion tells us that playing a musical instrument alters brain structure; the evidence also concerns playing a musical instrument in general, and so there's no narrowing of the phenomena. The stimulus does specifically mention the piano, but only to describe a certain area of the brain that distinguishes the different sounds of the piano, as opposed to playing the piano resulting in a larger brain. Hope this helps!