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Media > 6 Proven Ways Singing Can Treat Symptoms Of Depression And Anxiety
June 7th, 2019

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Isn’t that music to your ears?

Media > Sounds like a healthy retail atmospheric strategy: Effects of ambient music and background noise on food sales
May 29th, 2019

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Retail atmospherics is becoming an increasingly important strategic tool for stores and restaurants.

Media > How music lessons can improve language skills
May 15th, 2019

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Study links piano education with better word discrimination by kindergartners.

Media > Loud music at restaurants could be leading you to order burgers over salads, study says
May 8th, 2019

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Noisy restaurants are a source of perennial complaints, but it’s not just diners’ ears that are affected — it’s their waistlines, too. A new study published in the Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science has found that if ambient [...] more >>

Media > How To Hit The Right Note When Introducing Music To Your Kids
April 26th, 2019

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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?

Media > Pregnancy temporarily lowers a woman’s voice – new study
April 19th, 2019

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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 >>

Media > How Music Can Fight Prejudice
April 12th, 2019

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

Media > Music Makes Surgery Less Scary and Painful, and There’s 30 Years of Research to Back That Up
April 10th, 2019

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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.