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Media > Earplugs Essential for Orchestral Musicians, Study Finds
October 10th, 2018

standard Earplugs Essential for Orchestral Musicians, Study Finds

New research suggests physical measures and sound screens do little to protect musicians’ hearing.

Media > Think You Can’t Sing? Science Doesn’t Believe You
September 12th, 2018

standard Think You Can’t Sing? Science Doesn’t Believe You

I’m tone deaf. I can’t sing. It’s usually accompanied by a smile or laugh, but the message is both clear and absolute. And wrong.

Media > Classical and Jazz musicians show different brain responses to unexpected events, study finds
September 7th, 2018

standard Classical and Jazz musicians show different brain responses to unexpected events, study finds

Scientists at Wesleyan University have used electroencephalography to uncover differences in how the brains of Classical and Jazz musicians react to an unexpected chord progression.

Media > Musicians have Superior Memories
September 5th, 2018

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A new meta-study finds they out-perform non-musicians on memory tasks, including the critical ability to retain and process information.

Media > Career in Music is Damaging to Mental Health, New Study Finds
August 15th, 2018

standard Career in Music is Damaging to Mental Health, New Study Finds

Musicians are three times more likely to experience depression, with many working under ‘poor conditions’, a new academic study from Help Musicians UK has found.

Media > How to improve the school results: not extra maths but music, loads of it
August 8th, 2018

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A Bradford primary school wants the world to know its newfound Sats success is down to giving all children up to six hours of music a week

Media > Choral Singing Boosts Mindfulness
August 1st, 2018

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New research points to one reason joining a choir boosts mental health.

Media > Music made from heartbeats may aid arrhythmia diagnosis
July 25th, 2018

standard Music made from heartbeats may aid arrhythmia diagnosis

What would you do if your heartbeat sounded like Mars from Gustav Holst’s The Planets?