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Eminent Neurologist Oliver Sachs Discusses The Importance Of Music On The Brain…

 SIX QUESTIONS — July 28, 2009, 12:18 pm Musicophilia: Six Questions for Oliver Sacks By Scott Horton Columbia University Professor Oliver Sacks is probably the country’s best known neurologist. But his greatest talent may be his ability to make the … Continue reading

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More On Developing Perfect/Absolute Pitch…

An interesting study published in NPR. I take issue with some of the findings and the suggested conclusions because I personally know quite a few professional, and amateur musicians, who have developed absolute/perfect pitch after the age of seven and, … Continue reading

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How Music Could Make You A Rocket Scientist…

Oct. 27, 2013 COLUMN By LEE DYE via WORLD NEWS Studies link early exposure to the arts to later success in science. Getty Images There is a very strong correlation between childhood engagement in the creative arts and measurable success later … Continue reading

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More Science – Musicians Are Quicker At Correcting Mistakes – Study

News from ‘The Scotsman’ Musicians such as violinist Nicola Benedetti are better able to correct mistakes than those who do not play instruments, according to a new study. Picture: TSPL Musicians such as violinist Nicola Benedetti are better able to … Continue reading

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More Science…

Some interesting research published in NPR regarding the synchronisation of heartbeats between members of choirs… When Choirs Sing, Many Hearts Beat As One by ANNA HAENSCH July 10, 2013 1:43 PM Members of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir raise their voices … Continue reading

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A very interesting article published in LiveScience… Musicians’ Brains sync up during duet The brain waves of two musicians synchronise when they are performing duet, a new study found, suggesting that there’s a neural blueprint for coordinating actions with others. … Continue reading

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Why Music Makes Our Brain Sing

GRAY MATTER Why Music Makes Our Brain Sing Baptiste Alchourroun <nyt_byline> By ROBERT J. ZATORRE and VALORIE N. SALIMPOOR Published: June 7, 2013 MUSIC is not tangible. You can’t eat it, drink it or mate with it. It doesn’t protect against the rain, … Continue reading

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