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All Posts Tagged With: "brain"

Music and Evolution: David Rothenberg on Bird Songs

David Rothernberg takes discussion of bird songs a step further than biological imperative, and recognizes these tunes distinct to each species as music.

May 21st, 2009 | 8 comments

Music and Evolution: Ofer Tchernichovski on Bird’s Songs

Scientist Ofer Tchernichovski takes a look at how birds are hard wired for songs and how this innate instinct in birds can be applied to music and song development.

May 21st, 2009 | 16 comments

Physics of Sound: All Music Comes From Vibrations

Scientist Brian Green explains how all music and sound comes from minuscule vibrations and how our brain decodes these vibrations to perceive sound.

May 21st, 2009 | 3 comments

Music and the Brain: Parkinsonsism and Music’s Ability to Heal

Oliver Sacks explains his first experience as a physician where he saw music transform Parkinson's patients into state where they could move and converse again.

May 21st, 2009 | 16 comments

Music and the Brain: The Importance of Early Musical Training

Oliver Sacks takes a look at how finger movements and Suzuki training can affect the brain, especially at an early age.

May 21st, 2009 | 21 comments

Music and the Brain: How Music Can Change the Brain

Scientist Oliver Sacks takes a look at musicians brains and how brain imaging can reveal distinct differences in certain regions.

May 21st, 2009 | 106 comments

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