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All Posts Tagged With: "science"

Interview with Daniel Levitin: Live Q&A with Daniel Levitin co-host of The Music Instinct

During the live broadcast of The Music Instinct, Dr. Daniel Levitin, co-host of The Music Instinct will be taking your questions about the show live via Twitter.

Jun 23rd, 2009 | 25 comments

Science: Performance Stage = Science Lab

At the World Science Festival this year, musicians and scientists from The Music Instinct appeared on a panel discussing topics related to music and the human experience.

Jun 15th, 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: Flute Therapy

At Beth Israel hospital in New York, doctors are experimenting with using the music of the flute to measure the impact of music therapy on patients with chronic lung disease.

May 21st, 2009 | 23 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 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

Physics of Sound: The Equations of Sound

Brian Greene explains the basic equations that govern all sound, those of simple harmonic motion.

May 21st, 2009 | 3 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
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