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Why audiences like dancing best when it stops

Why is it so pleasurable to watch a group of dancers working perfectly in time – whether it’s a ballet or a flashmob?
Dr Guido Orgs – who’s both a lecturer in psychology at Goldsmith’s University of London and a professional dancer – explains why audiences love it most when the performers all stop together.

Picture: New York dancers flash mob performance

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3 minutes