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Music Therapy & Trauma

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Apr 04, 2016 10:33 AM

An interesting article stub about how using Music Therapy may be a better modality for some clients when addressing trauma.

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PBS News Hour on The Healing Power of Music Therapy

PBS News Hour on The Healing Power of Music Therapy

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Mar 14, 2016 02:37 PM

Here is a well done short overview on music therapy by the PBS News Hour.

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Human pleasure seeking, preconceptions, and music

Human pleasure seeking, preconceptions, and music

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Mar 14, 2016 02:36 PM

Big Picture Science has an interesting segment on seeking pleasure, how one's experience of pleasure caries significantly based on preconceptions, and the mystery of why music is pleasurable.

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How Music Training Primes Nervous System and Boosts Learning

How Music Training Primes Nervous System and Boosts Learning

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Mar 14, 2016 01:35 PM

ScienceDaily (July 20, 2010) — Those ubiquitous wires connecting listeners to you-name-the-sounds from invisible MP3 players -- whether of Bach, Miles Davis or, more likely today, Lady Gaga -- only hint at music's effect on the soul throughout the ages. Archived here in case the article disappears.

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Musicians’ Brains Stay Sharp as They Age

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Mar 14, 2016 01:28 PM

While it is known that practicing music repeatedly changes the organization of the brain, it is not clear if these changes can correlate musical abilities with non-musical abilities. The study of 70 older participants, with different musical experience over their lifetimes, provides a connection between musical activity and mental balance in old age. “The results of this preliminary study revealed that participants with at least 10 years of musical experience (high activity musicians) had better performance in nonverbal memory, naming, and executive processes in advanced age relative to non-musicians." This article is archived here in case it disappears.

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Parrots, Elephants, and Humans CAN dance.

Parrots, Elephants, and Humans CAN dance.

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Mar 14, 2016 01:27 PM

From NPR: "Two famous parrots and a bevy of YouTube videos have now convinced scientists that people aren't the only ones who can groove to a musical beat."

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Ruben's Flaming Tube

Ruben's Flaming Tube

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Mar 14, 2016 01:24 PM

Very cool visualization of sound waves (and music) by flame!

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Website User Account Self-Registration Now Available

by admin — last modified Nov 14, 2015 05:12 PM

We had some technical issues requiring disabling of users creating new accounts. We believe those issues are now resolved. You can now create your own accounts on the website so that you can participate in the forum, comments, uploads, etc. Thank you for your patience and support!

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