TABLE A1. Nonmusician Groups Used for Comparison
Country of ResidenceGroupNumber and genderAge
MaliUniversity students with little experience in folk dancen = 11, 3 femalesmean = 25, range = 19–35
MaliMembers of folk dance associationsn = 12, 10 femalesmean = 36, range = 13–52
BulgariaMembers of folk dance associationsn = 14, 11 femalesmean = 34, range = 18–56
GermanyMusic listeners with relatively little experience playing instrumentsn = 21, 15 femalesmean = 33, range = 19–69
TotalN = 58, 38 femalesmean = 32, range = 13–69