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How To Hit The Right Note When Introducing Music To Your Kids

Have you heard that listening to music can benefit your baby in a number of ways? Do you relish the idea of sharing your love of music with the newest love in your life?

April 26th, 2019 | Tags: ,
 
Music and heart health

What’s your “cheer up” song? That question popped up on a recent text thread among a few of my longtime friends. It spurred a list of songs from the ‘70s and ‘80s, back when we were in high school and [...] more >>

April 24th, 2019 | Tags: ,
 
Pregnancy temporarily lowers a woman’s voice – new study

Whether we are aware of it or not, our voices say a lot about us. Relying on only the average pitch of a person’s voice, we can instantly tell if they are a child or adult, a man or woman. [...] more >>

April 19th, 2019 | Tags: ,
 
Choir Singing – Your Health Is Winning

Humans are incredibly social creatures. We crave connection to other people. While technology has made us feel more connected we are, in fact, less in touch with one another than ever before. As far as our brains are concerned there [...] more >>

April 17th, 2019 | Tags: ,
 
How Music Can Fight Prejudice

New research from Portugal finds youngsters feel more positively toward members of an ethnic minority if they have learned songs from their culture.

April 12th, 2019 | Tags: ,
 
Music Makes Surgery Less Scary and Painful, and There’s 30 Years of Research to Back That Up

Music may soothe the savage beast. But a new study published this month in the British Journal of Surgery makes the case that it’s also plenty good at relieving surgery patients’ anxiety and pain, too.

April 10th, 2019 | Tags: ,
 
Sharks love jazz but are stumped by classical, say scientists

A study at Macquarie University in Sydney found that sharks could recognise jazz – if there was food on offer

April 5th, 2019 | Tags:
 
Making Music Builds a More Efficient Brain

There’s new evidence that the brains of musicians and bilinguals require less effort to perform cognitive tasks.

April 3rd, 2019 | Tags: