Your mood for food can be changed by a restaurant's choice of music and lighting, leading to increased satisfaction and reduced calorie intake, according to a new study.
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Columbia neurophysiologist David Sulzer took his first piano lessons at the age of 11 and was playing his violin and guitar in bars by age 15. Later he gained a national following as a founder of the Soldier ...
Neuroscience Aug 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
A little music training in childhood goes a long way in improving how the brain functions in adulthood when it comes to listening and the complex processing of sound, according to a new Northwestern University ...
Neuroscience Aug 21, 2012 | 4.6 / 5 (10) | 3 |
(Medical Xpress) -- It turns out mom was right. Music lessons are good for you, and those benefits may last a lifetime.
Neuroscience Jul 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Loud music damages your hearing a warning that we're used to taking as fact. But surprisingly, little research has actually been done into how sustained exposure to loud music ...
Health Jul 09, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0
Sensory substitution devices (SSDs) use sound or touch to help the visually impaired perceive the visual scene surrounding them. The ideal SSD would assist not only in sensing the environment but also in performing ...
Neuroscience Jul 05, 2012 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress) -- An analysis of music videos on New Zealand television shows that the portrayal of alcohol is commonplace.
Health Jun 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A year-long study on childrens music-making indicates that playing music in groups on a regular basis greatly improves a childs ability to empathise with others.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Ever been stuck in traffic when a feel-good song comes on the radio and suddenly your mood lightens?
Neuroscience Jun 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
In 1619, the pioneering astronomer Johannes Kepler published Harmonices Mundi in which he analyzed data on the movement of planets and asserted that the laws of nature governing the movements of planets show features of harmonic ...
Neuroscience May 09, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
After completing the first study of its kind, researchers at McMaster University have discovered that very early musical training benefits children even before they can walk or talk.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 09, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (4) | 3 |
A first-of-its kind series of brain studies shows how an adult learning a foreign language can come to use the same brain mechanisms as a native speaker. The research also demonstrates that the kind of exposure you have to ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 28, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (11) | 5 |
Music has a fundamental affect on humans. It can reduce stress, enhance relaxation, provide a distraction from pain, and improve the results of clinical therapy. New research published in BioMed Central's open access journal ...
Cardiology Mar 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
(HealthDay) -- Musicians and their instruments often make beautiful music together, but occasionally the relationship can hit a sour note: Certain parts of musical instruments may put their owners at risk ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Many adolescents frequently expose their ears to loud sounds, for example from portable music players. Some of them may think that 'the doctor said that my hearing is good, so I guess I can handle the loud volume'. A new ...
Health Mar 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0