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All Posts Tagged With: "cognition"

Interview with Daniel Levitin: Part One

In the first part of this interview with Daniel Levitin, learn about musical memory and the nuerochemicals associated with this form of cognition.

May 21st, 2009 | 3 comments

Music and the Brain: Are Humans Wired for Music?

Oliver Sacks discusses how the human brain is wired for language and how this may apply to the human capacity for music.

May 21st, 2009 | 44 comments

Music and Medicine: Music Therapy for Neurological Conditions

Concetta Tomaino explains how music therapy can have exciting results for patients with neurological conditions because of the enriched sensory stimulus that it allows.

May 21st, 2009 | 7 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

Music and the Brain: Scientist Oliver Sacks on Musical Cognition

Oliver Sacks explains the how multiple regions of the brain interact to form the ways that humans interact with and create music.

May 21st, 2009 | 11 comments

Cognition: How Music Can Reach the Silenced Brain

Music therapist Concetta M. Tomaino says music seems to able to reach us when movement, memory, speech, and emotion have to all appearances been destroyed by injury or disease.

May 20th, 2009 | 36 comments

Interview with Daniel Levitin: Part Two

In part two of the interview with Daniel Levitin, learn about his take on the purpose of music and different arguments for the evolutionary origin of music.

May 20th, 2009 | 2 comments

Interview with Daniel Levitin: Part Three

In part three of Daniel Levitin's interview, learn about the medical implications of the research investigating the relationships between cognition and music.

May 20th, 2009 | 5 comments

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