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Media > You Listen to Music At Work, and It Alters Your Mind. Yes, Seriously.
February 13th, 2019

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We now have a much clearer understanding of the effects of listening to music at work.

Media > New study aims to improve quality of life for seniors with music
February 6th, 2019

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Researchers from Germany and Switzerland have teamed up to investigate the effects of music on the brains of elderly people. DW talked to the research leader about the challenges and possible outcomes of the study.

Media > Going to concerts helps you live longer, according to research
January 23rd, 2019

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A study says live gigs could increase well-being by 21 percent

Media > Music lessons improve children’s cognitive skills and academic performance
January 9th, 2019

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Cognitive skills developed from music lessons appear to transfer to unrelated subjects, leading to improved academic performance

Media > Do You Think You’ve Already Forged Your Lifelong Taste in Music?
December 26th, 2018

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Do you and your siblings, cousins or friends who are a few years younger or older than you love the same songs? What about your parents or other adults: do you share the same favorite musical artists?

Media > Jazz and Classical Pianists Use Their Brains Differently
December 19th, 2018

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Great minds don’t necessarily think alike when tinkling the ivories.

Media > Perhaps Music Really is a Universal Language
December 14th, 2018

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New research finds we can often identify a song’s intended purpose, even when it’s a product of a distant culture.

Media > Your brain responses to music reveal if you’re a musician or not
November 28th, 2018

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How your brain responds to music listening can reveal whether you have received musical training, according to new Nordic research conducted in Finland (University of Jyväskylä and AMI Center) and Denmark (Aarhus University).