Mozart Improves Spatio-Temporal Task Performance in Alzheimer’s Patient

From a case study by Johnson JK, Cotman CW, Tasaki CS, and Shaw GL: Several recent studies have investigated the effectiveness of various behavioral interventions on the cognitive performance of subjects with Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Simulations of Shaw’s structured model Read More …

Researchers Foresee Clinical Applications of the Mozart Effect

From a study by Shaw GL, and Bodner M: Motivated by predictions from the structured trion model of the cortex, based on Mountcastle’s columnar organizational principle, behavioral experiments have demonstrated a causal short-term enhancement of spatial-temporal reasoning in college students Read More …

Mozart Sonata Activates More of Your Brain

From a study by Bodner M, Muftuler LT, Nalcioglu O, and Shaw GL: Behavioral studies, motivated by columnar cortical model predictions, have given evidence for music causally enhancing spatial-temporal reasoning. A wide range of behavioral experiments showed that listening to Read More …

Mozart Promotes EEG Coherence

From a study by Sarnthein J, vonStein A, Rappelsberger P, Petsche H, Rauscher FH, and Shaw GL: Motivated by predictions from the structured trion model of the cortex, behavioral experiments have demonstrated a causal short-term enhancement of spatial-temporal reasoning in Read More …