Music Lessons Reorganize the Auditory Cortex

From a study by Pantev C, Lappe C, Herholz SC, and Trainor L: Learning to play a musical instrument requires complex multimodal skills involving simultaneous perception of several sensory modalities: auditory, visual, and somatosensory as well as the motor system. Read More …

Mozart Improves Vision Scores in the Elderly

From a study by Marques JC, Vanessa AC, Fiorelli MB, and Kasahara N: PURPOSE: To evaluate the performance of automated perimetry of elderly subjects naïve to AP after listening to a Mozart sonata. INTRODUCTION: Automated perimetry (AP) is a psychophysical Read More …

Which is Better? This Mozart Sonata, or This Mozart Sonata?

From a study by V Macedo Batista Fiorelli, N Kasahara, R Cohen, A Santucci França, M Della Paolera, C Mandia, Jr and G Vicente de Almeida : Methods: 60 naive normal subjects underwent AP (SITA 24-2). The study group (30 Read More …