Instances of the Words “Love” and “Hate” in the Billboard Top 100 (1960-2019)
graph from an article in the Evolutionary Human Sciences; slow reveal by Jenna Laib (@JennaLaib)
(Slide Deck includes notes and questions to elicit discourse)
Type of Graph: scatterplot
Source: Brand, C. O., Acerbi, A., & Mesoudi, A. (2019). Cultural evolution of emotional expression in 50 years of song lyrics. Evolutionary Human Sciences, 1. https://doi.org/10.1017/ehs.2019.11
- Thompson, D. “The Most Important Year in Pop-Music History.” The Atlantic. May 8, 2015.
- Mauch, M., MacCallum, R. M., Levy, M., & Leroi, A. M. (2015). The evolution of Popular Music: USA 1960–2010. Royal Society Open Science, 2(5), 150081. https://doi.org/10.1098/rsos.150081
Potential Math Content: scatterplot, scale along the y-axis, data collection methodology, line of best fit, sampling, proportions, proportional reasoning
Potential Content Connections: music, pop culture
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