Tips for making music good medicine

Music has been a part of humanity for as long as humanity has existed. Archeologists have unearthed relatively complex bone instruments greater than 40,000 years old. Certainly, human ancestors likely were making music in ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Hobbies and your health

(HealthDay)—Feeling overwhelmed or stressed? Consider taking up a hobby.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Can trendy baby classes really boost a child's development?

Parent and baby classes are increasingly popular, and the choice greater than ever. These days you can even take newborns on courses ranging from massage, yoga, music and swimming, to "signing" (teaching babies simple gestures ...


How music alters the teenage brain

Music training, begun as late as high school, may help improve the teenage brain's responses to sound and sharpen hearing and language skills, suggests a new Northwestern University study.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Music lessons enhance the quality of school life

A new study, published in Music Education Research, examined whether an extended music education had an impact on pupils' experienced satisfaction with the school. Nearly a thousand pupils at ten Finnish schools with extended ...

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