Archive | Music and the Brain

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

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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Instruments of Healing Music: Drum Circles

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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Instruments of Healing Music: The Flute

Tweet The flute is a beautiful and ancient instrument.  The one to the left is what we call “Pan Pipes” and are referred to often in ancient literature and mythology.   Some scholars believe that the first instruments were the percussion or “struck” instruments and the the flute came next as humans picked up reeds and […]

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