How Music Affects Your Brain & Body

Research into the physiological and psychological effects of listening to music have shown a huge range of provable benefits to the body, mind & society.  This video by Hashem Al-Ghalil is an excellent summary of some of the recent scientific studies..

Here Is What Music Does To Your Body

Here is what music does to your body.

Gepostet von Hashem Al-Ghaili am Donnerstag, 1. März 2018

Recent Research

Valorie N Salimpoor, Mitchel Benovoy, Kevin Larcher, Alain Dagher & Robert J Zatorre
Anatomically distinct dopamine release during anticipation and experience of peak emotion to music

Hajime Fukui and Kumiko Toyoshima
Chill-inducing music enhances altruism in humans

Lutz Jäncke
Music, memory and emotion

Anne J. Blood and Robert J. Zatorre
Intensely pleasurable responses to music correlate with activity in brain regions implicated in reward and emotionead

Peterson M, Shaw GL.
Enhanced learning of proportional math through music training and spatial-temporal trainingead

Katrin Hille, Kilian Gust, Urlich Bitz and Thomas Kammer
Associations between music education, intelligence, and spelling ability in elementary school

Ewa A. Miendlarzewska1 and Wiebke J. Trost2
How musical training affects cognitive development: rhythm, reward and other modulating variablesad

Luiz Rogério Jorgensen Carrer
Music and Sound in Time Processing of Children with ADHD

DJ Rickson
Instructional and improvisational models of music therapy with adolescents who have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD): a comparison of the effects on motor impulsivity

Kemper KJ, Danhauer SC
Music as therapy

Raglio A, Attardo L, Gontero G, Rollino S, Groppo E, Granieri E
Effects of music and music therapy on mood in neurological patients

Rong Fang, Shengxuan Ye, Jiangtao Huangfu,3 and David P. Calimag
Music therapy is a potential intervention for cognition of Alzheimer’s Disease: A mini-review

Harmat L, Takács J, Bódizs R.
Music improves sleep quality in students

Lai HL, Good M.
Music improves sleep quality in older adults