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 […]

Finally – Proof That The Brain’s Music Room Exists!

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Music pervades every kind of difference that exists between human beings. That’s why scientists have always wondered whether our brains have a common ‘music room’ that makes us respond to music. “It has been the subject of widespread speculation,” says Josh McDermott… “One of the core debates surrounding music is to what extent it has […]

4 Ways You Can Use Music to Make Your Everyday Life More Enjoyable

‘There’s a time and place for everything!’ You’ve probably heard this very many times, and if you’ve lived long enough to have made a couple of mistakes and learned a few lessons from them, you know this is true. It’s also true about music. There is a time and place for every type of music, […]

What’s The Best and Worst Music For Boosting Productivity At Work?

Music has long been known to boost mental activity. However, there is a lot of debate about whether listening to music while working is a good idea or whether it just serves as a distraction to make you work slower. Fortunately, there is quite a bit of research to help us separate myth from fact. […]

The Neuro-plastic Side of Melodies – How Music Rewires the Brain’s Cognitive Sockets

Apart from being the entertainment staple for most of the humans, music rewires the brain is a medicine with time-tested effectiveness to back its reputation. For years, rock music has been known to evoke thoughts of power and vision in the brains of people listening to it. 21st-century studies have explored and documented the positive […]

9 Stories From Around The World Proving Music Has The Power To Change Lives

Music has the power to change lives in the most amazing ways. Unfortunately, it’s often considered a pastime or expensive hobby that is most enjoyed by the affluent among us, but this view is uninformed and downright wrong. Tom Barnes shared nine amazing stories from around the world proving that the power of music is […]

Can Music Really Beat Drugs In Treating Medical Conditions?

It’s possible that if we took music a little more seriously, we would be in much better health. According to a study conducted by the Psychology Department as McGill University, music is more effective than drugs for a variety of conditions. The study found that music can release natural chemicals and pain relievers in the […]

Magical Effects of Music on Your Brain and Body

That music has a significant impact on the way you act, feel and think is an undeniable fact. But for those of you that still need proof, here’s another infographic for you: The level of impact that music will have on people’s brains and bodies is not necessarily the same. First because different genres have […]