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Music to the ears

The healing power of music has been known for centuries. But for most of that time, music and music therapy have been seen as a soft addition to serious healthcare. In the past two decades, so-called hard science has shown…

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The musical brain

The Mozart effect marked a turning point for the research into the impact of music on the human brain. The claim that listening to classical music could boost a child’s intelligence turned out to be a hoax, but many funds…

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