Tag: Music Therapy

It’s Mozart for Lower Blood Pressure!

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I keep talking about the positive effects of music on the physiology of our bodies – now some more scientific proof! Mamma Mia! Listening to Mozart lowers blood pressure…but ABBA has no impact! Mozart’s Symphony No 40 in G Minor Lowered Blood Pressure Relaxing to a soothing Mozart symphony can lower the blood pressure as… 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»

Surprising Effects of Music

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Effects of Music

I wanted to include this article from eMedExpert (online e-zine) because it has a lot of great references at the end of the article. If you are researching the effects of music, these references will be a great tool in getting you exposed to a lot of the literature that is out there supporting the… continue reading»

Survival of the Harmonious

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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»