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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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Music and the Brain After Surgery

July 15th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Music and Surgery, Music Healing

Tweet http://the-brain-and-music.blogspot.com/2009/07/music-releases-endorphins-in-brain.html Everyone knows that music makes them feel better, but apparently, music immediately after surgery is even more powerful than previously known. today I came across this article: By Denise DadorLOS ANGELES (KABC) — A local hospital takes the healing properties of music right to the patients. She’s in the hospital, but Carol Starks […]

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Music, the Brain, and School Performance

June 28th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Music and the Brain

Tweet Music, the Brain, and Academic Performance June 21, 2009Music affects many areas of brain function by Marjorie H. Weil Recently the Albion School District announced that, beginning this fall, all fifth- through 12th-graders would be required to take band or choir. Why? Because statistics show that students who do so perform better academically, have […]

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Music, the Brain and Near-death experiences

June 10th, 2009 · 3 Comments · Music and the Brain

Tweet All Things Considered, May 22, 2009 · We’ve all heard the stories about near-death experiences: the tunnel, the white light, the encounter with long-dead relatives now looking very much alive. Scientists have cast a skeptical eye on these accounts. They say that these feelings and visions are simply the result of a brain shutting […]

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