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How music affects brain and cognitive systems???? 1 Reply

Music is innate. Musical and rhythmic intelligence is present in every humanbeing.even people with physical, mental and emotional disabilities possesses musical abilities. how music affects brain and…Continue

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Comment by Professor Jafri Malin Abdullah on January 6, 2012 at 11:45pm

We use Gamelan music (http://www.musicmall-asia.com/malaysia/classical/gamelan.html) to treat spastic children in The Spastic Children school by staff of the Dept of Neurosciences ,Hospital University Sains Malaysia with Professor Ghouse a musician (http://ernd.usm.my/journal/journal/01_173E_Music1.pdf)

We wonder whether there are any other groups out there doing similar research.

Dr Jafri Abdullah 

Comment by Colleen Brigid Fitzpatrick on August 22, 2010 at 10:05pm
I would like to start a discussion on NMT-neurologic music therapy.
I recenty trained with the pioneer in this type of therapy and was very impressed.
Comment by Dr Sonal B on April 4, 2010 at 1:51am
How music affects our brain and cognitive systems????
Comment by Thomas Antony on January 5, 2010 at 4:15am
Herm Holtz theory, is on hearing. Not on 'appreciation' of music (which happens to be special sequence of frequencies of sound :-)
Comment by Julie A. Hopwood, MS, RRT on January 4, 2010 at 3:45pm
I remember reading Herman Helholtz's On the Sensations of Tone many years ago. He had some incredibly interesting (19th century) ideas!
Comment by Thomas Antony on November 22, 2009 at 9:11am
Just new to the group. Had been wondering how and why we get 'interested' in sound frequencies given in a particular sequence and rythm...:-)
Comment by Colleen Brigid Fitzpatrick on November 11, 2009 at 11:35pm
I just spent two days at the Louis Armstrong Music Therapy Program. The staff there are very talented. I found alot of cool techniques to use with my patients in the brain gym. I can't wait to go back in December.
 

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