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Music and Corporate Wellness

March 17th, 2012 · No Comments · Music Healing

Tweet Businesses are struggling today, no doubt about it.  Businesses are going bankrupt, folding, going under.  Is there ANY chance at all that music, drum circles, or singing could make a difference?  Really?  Well, here are some of the things that music is credited with doing: Music is a powerful tool that affects our moods, […]

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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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More Research on the power of music with Dental Surgery

January 24th, 2011 · No Comments · Music and Dental Surgery, Music Research

Tweet J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2010 Aug 11. [Epub ahead of print] Musical Intervention Reduces Patients’ Anxiety in Surgical Extraction of an Impacted Mandibular Third Molar. Kyoung Kim Y, Kim SM, Myoung H. Primary Researcher. Abstract PURPOSE: Patients undergoing impacted mandibular third molar (IMTM) extraction often have severe perioperative anxiety, which may lead to increased […]

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Open Heart Surgery and Soothing Music: the oxytocin connection

February 17th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Music and Oxytocin, music and the heart

Tweet Are you having open heart surgery?  My mother had a quintuple by-pass over 15 years ago and even then, I told her about the importance of listening to soft, steady, soothing music during the surgery, to calm the body and the mind, and to facilitate healing and a faster recovery.  The doctors did not […]

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Music and Stress in Children Receiving General Anesthesia

January 27th, 2010 · 2 Comments · Music and Surgery

Tweet Introduction ——————————————————————————– The research I am about to present today has taken three years. Its goal was to reduce physiological and emotional stress in patients undergoing general anesthesia. The research questions were: Is there audio perception when under anesthesia? Can we find a parameter that would measure the physiological and biochemical effect of music […]

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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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