Not Only the Brain Benefits

From a study by Tikhomirov AM, and Vitvitskaia LV: Stimulation of salmon larvae by electric current led further to unstable character of reactions in the open field. Acoustic stimulation both by tonal and musical signals favourably influenced the behaviour in Read More …

Music Makes the Mind

From a study by Shore, Rebecca and Strasser, Janis: Hearing causes brain cells (neurons) to connect and neural networks to form. Advanced brain-scan technology and neuroscience research reveal that when children participate in music, the brain “light[s] up like a Read More …

Haydn Beats Hypertension

From a study by Chafin S, Roy M, Gerin W, and Christenfeld N.: OBJECTIVES: Interventions that reduce the magnitude of cardiovascular responses to stress are justified, at least in part, by the notion that exaggerated responses to stress can damage Read More …

Mozart and Monet?

From a study by Waugh, Russell F. and Riddoch, Jane V.: There are few studies measuring the effects on painting quality of playing background classical music at special schools. Primary students with severe intellectual disabilities (N=24) were taught abstract painting Read More …