When That Song Keeps Playing In Your Head – What’s Happening?

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It can be both interesting and annoying when there’s a song that keeps playing in your head. It could mean many things. You might really enjoy the song and the beats, so you don’t mind that it won’t leave your head for a few days. Unfortunately, and interestingly, this could happen even with songs that […]

How To Use Music Strategically – Know What Works When

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There are so many genres of music out there – it’s actually very difficult, if not downright impossible, to be acquainted with all of them. The interesting thing with music is that it affects you whether you know a song or not. As such, you can use any type of music in whichever way you see […]

The Sound Of Music – Empowering Humanity’s Gift Of Language

Do you remember coming across a person in life who does not love music? The power of music is so intense that succumbing to its sweetness seems to be the most spontaneous reaction of individuals! When it comes to the role of music in human lives, the aspect of relaxation or entertainment is just the […]

Scientists Are Learning Volumes From Studying Musicians’ Brains

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Musician’s brains have been drawing a lot of interest in the world of science lately, and the trend is not about to stop. And these efforts do not disappoint, because the findings are proving to be more interesting with every new study. So interesting, in fact, that musician’s themselves have become interested in learning how […]

Could Exposure To Training Be Making Musicians’ Brains More Symmetrical?

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We’ve already established that you can expect your brain to change in both structure and function when you engage in musical activity. This is particularly the case when you learn to play a musical instrument as it demands a high level of brain activity compared to other daily activities. For instance, when playing a piano […]

Are Musicians’ Brain Waves Really Better At Syncing With The Music?

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Scientists have found the group of people that might respond the most to music – musicians. As they spend more and more time around music, musicians’ brains increasingly become more synchronized with the rhythms. In a new study, New York University researchers isolated the rhythms in the brain that can coordinate with music. However, only […]

What’s The Link Between Your Musical Taste And Your Personality?

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For most of us, music is a part of our daily lives. Even if you do not intentionally put some music on, a family member or roommate may do it for you, or you might visit a store that’s playing background music. Whatever the case, we all have our musical preferences – there’s music that […]

Music Therapy Improves Social Skills and Learning in Children With Learning Disabilities

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The effects that music has on human beings are undeniable. In fact, with continued knowledge development, we continually discover the different ways in which music can benefit us and those around us. This is particularly the case for children born with learning disabilities that bring with them serious challenges to their mental and social development. […]

Creating Your Work Playlist: What Are The Most Important Considerations?

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Can music really be so loud you can’t hear yourself think? Well, according to research, it might be too loud to allow your creative juices flow. Studies have consistently shown that music triggers creative thinking. Here’s an example: Music could be an alternative to drugs as therapy for mental health issues, a report indicates. Based […]

Intellectual Fireworks: Does Listening or Playing Music Produce Superior Brain Power?

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The powerful effects of listening to music make it one of the best pastime activities to relax and have a good time alone or with friends and family. It therefore makes sense that the people that get the most of these benefits are those more actively involved in making and performing music – musicians. Here […]