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Brain Tumor Surgery: Awake and using music!

January 31st, 2012 · No Comments · Music and Surgery, Music and the Brain

Tweet    An interesting article came my way today, written by a man who had undergone his second awake, brain tumor surgery!  In this article he talks about all of the things that helped him and can help YOU, including music!  Enjoy! The anesthesiologist grabbed my hand as I woke up in the room. As […]

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How music affects behavior?

November 30th, 2011 · 3 Comments · Music and Emotion, Music and the Brain, Music and the Mind-Body, Music in the News!

Tweet Have you wondered about how music affects the behavior of adolescents? This is one of the most frequent questions I get when I go out to speak around the country. I think it’s a bit of a rhetorical questions because we know that music is powerful and does affect people’s behavior, but especially people who […]

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Another story of Music’s Healing Power

October 7th, 2011 · No Comments · Music and the Brain, Music and the Golden Years, Music and the Mind-Body, Music Healing

Tweet Music helps when all else fails. Published on September 28, 2011 by Susan R. Barry, Ph.D. in Eyes on the Brain My 89-year-old father lives three miles from me in an Assisted Care home. Like many of the other residents, he can barely walk and is terribly withdrawn. It is a struggle to find […]

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Surgical Headphones Being Used in More Hospitals

February 6th, 2011 · No Comments · Music and Dental Surgery, Music and Surgery, Music and the Brain, Music Healing, Music Medicine, Music Research, Surgery with Music

Tweet  More and more people are hearing about our Surgical Serenity Headphones and choosing to use them.  People remember reading about them and know  that they will use them if they are told that they need surgery.  That’s exactly what happened with a customer today and she  will be “practicing” with them over the next few weeks so […]

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Here’s your brain on jazz!

February 1st, 2011 · No Comments · Music and the Brain, Music and the Mind-Body, Music in the News!

Tweet Have you ever wondered about your brain on jazz?  Jazz is said to be the only true American musical genre.  Even within jazz, there are now many sub-genres.  The performer is actually a neuroscientist and had the ability to have a little keyboard created.  He took it into an MRI machine to show the […]

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New Study Proves that Music has same effect on pleasure centers of brain as sex, falling in love, and chocolate

January 10th, 2011 · 3 Comments · Music and the Brain, Music in the News!

Tweet Jan. 7, 2011 1:17 PM ET New YORK (AP) — Whether it’s the Beatles or Beethoven, people like music for the same reason they like eating or having sex: It makes the brain release a chemical that gives pleasure, a new study says. The brain substance is involved both in anticipating a particularly thrilling […]

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Do YOU have a mind for music?

August 27th, 2010 · No Comments · Music and the Brain, Music and the Mind-Body

Tweet Here’s a great new article from Scientific American: A mind for music By Elizabeth Quill August 14th, 2010; Vol.178 #4 (p. 17) There are very few activities for which your birthday suit and a three-piece suit are equally appropriate attire. Music is one of them. Belting an improvised ditty alone in the shower and […]

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Instruments of Healing Music: Drum Circles

June 29th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Affiliate Promos, healing instruments, Music and the Brain, Music and the Mind-Body, Music Healing

Tweet How many of you have ever participated in a drum circle?  Today drum circles are very popular and for good reasons!  Drum circle are loads of fun, require no prior musical training, require no musical ability and enable you to connect emotionally and energetically with people that you’ve never met before that day. I […]

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