Tag: Music and Behavior

King David’s Heart

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King David's Heart

I would like to share part of an article that was shared with me. It speaks about the individual song that is formed within the heart of each individual and finds unique expression through that one. So many times we think that our lives are wasted exercises, yet if we can gain the correct perspective,… continue reading»

Effects of Music on Society

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Einstein Playing Violin

Music and the Brain “Music is so naturally united with us that we cannot be free from it even if we so desired” (Boethius cited by Storr) Music’s interconnection with society can be seen throughout history. Every known culture on the earth has music. Music seems to be one of the basic actions of humans…. continue reading»

Brain Damaged Violinist Makes Music for First Time in 27 Years with Mind-Reading Technology

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Damaged Violinist Composes Again

I came across this story that I wanted to share with my readers about the power of music. I was very touched by this woman’s ability to finally be able to express herself with music after so many years of being trapped inside her mind and body from such a devastating brain injury. I hope you are blessed… continue reading»

Relationship Between Music and Relaxation

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Music and Relaxation

What Makes Relaxing Music? By Martin Mayer from: http://healing.about.com/od/sound/a/musicrelax.htm Why does music affect our emotions? In our stressful lifestyle, how can we use sounds and music to calm and relax? Music is the key to a thousand emotions. We associate music with the places we have been, the times we have experienced and the people… continue reading»

Survival of the Harmonious

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Harmonies

This article explores the possible ways and routes that have brought music into being such a universal and important aspect of our lives. While I don’t agree with the Darwinian explanations, I find it interesting to note the universal recognition of how important music is to our lives and the attempt to discover its development… continue reading»

Seeing Sound

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Seeing Sound

I was reading a post from a friend of mine in Jerusalem on his blog “Shoreshim of Old City” and found it very interesting. I have talked with Moshe, who is the owner of the Shoreshim Shop in the Jewish Quarter of Old Jerusalem about the work I am doing with the Psalms of David… continue reading»