Classical Or Jazz?

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A study has shown that rats can distinguish between jazz and classical music. Commentator Lenore Skenazy (skuh-NAY-zee) thinks this was torture for the rats when jazz was on the musical menu — she has not found a way to appreciate Miles or Coltrane — and assumes the rats haven't either.



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