Tweet “Zip-a-dee doo dah, Zip-a-dee-ay …” –A. Wrubel, R. Gilbert “Do-wah diddy-diddy dum diddy-do …” –The Moffats “Super-cali-fragilistic-expialidocious …” –The Sherman Brothers “What an odd thing it is to see an entire species–billions of people–playing with, listening to, meaningless tonal patterns, occupied and preoccupied for much of their time by what they call ‘music.”‘ –Oliver […]
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November 3rd, 2012 · No Comments · how the brain works, music and the brain, Uncategorized
March 7th, 2012 · No Comments · Uncategorized
Tweet It has long been obvious that music affects people profoundly. What is new, though, is that research is being conducted to determine the effects of music on the brain. Through this research much has been learned about the effects of music on brain function. It has been shown over and over again that […]
July 29th, 2011 · No Comments · how the brain works, music and the brain, Uncategorized
Tweet I just saw this on the “Today Show” and wanted to share it with my readers. What a wonderful program this is in New York City. I’m sure it could be replicated elsewhere! For centuries, the beauty, power and personal relevance of music has made it a wonderful instrument for the rehabilitation of individuals […]
June 24th, 2010 · No Comments · music and the brain, Uncategorized
Tweet We live in a competitive society. Everybody wants to be smarter, prettier, richer, stronger, skinnier, etc., etc. Not surprisingly we want to develop our brain power to the max too. For almost 20 years now we;ve been hearing about “The Mozart Effect” and learning that music really can have a profound effect on the […]
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June 1st, 2010 · No Comments · how the brain works, music and the brain, Uncategorized
By CLAUDIA DREIFUS
Published: May 31, 2010 Three years ago, when Oxford University Press published “Music, Language, and the Brain,” Oliver Sacks described it as “a major synthesis that will be indispensable to neuroscientists.” The author of that volume, Aniruddh D. Patel, a 44-year-old senior fellow at the Neurosciences Institute in San Diego, was in New York City in May. We spoke over coffee for more than an hour and later by telephone. An edited and condensed version of the conversations follows.