Music Therapy and the Emotion of Music
Humans perceive sounds and vibrations differently.
Is there music suitable for each person?
It depends on the mood, because it is easily associated with a genre or song.
Dozens of studies have confirmed that music has positive or negative effects on mental health.
Music therapy, much in vogue these days, makes use of sounds, pieces of music and rhythmic structures to help patients to calm down and control their impulses.
To use music in a positive way we must identify our mood: Cheerful, sad, nostalgic, desperate, euphoric, among others.
If the lyrics of a song are related to this feeling, the person may be more receptive and sensitive to the message.
Clinical psychologist Ruth Juracán Rosales explains that listening to joyful music produces
What do musicians have in their heads?For years, we have known that music produces obvious effects on people. It is a stimulus that enriches the sensory, cognitive and motor processes; And it also encourages creativity. Therefore, in the last years, music began to be used with a therapeutic function to cure certain pathological conditions. It is also being introduced in the education of children, since it represents a great importance in the intellectual, auditory, sensory, speech and motor development of the little ones. These are small recent examples of the great importance that music exerts on us, since it is fundamental to develop the full potential of the brain.
The musicians' brains
Music, playing music or creating music, requires a great mental strength; So much so that practical...
Is music an acoustic drug?Why does a melody excite us and another one deeply displeases us? What prompts us to dance in the presence of a certain type of music? What is the origin of the music? Simple questions, as I like, that I will try to respond with caution in two separate notes so as not to bore the staff.
Benedick says in Much Noise and Few Nuts: Is it not strange that the intestines of the sheep snatch souls from the bodies of men? The relationship between music and emotions, although strange, has not begun to study until recently. It is known that the emotional aspect of music has to do with the activation of the limbic system and even with some regions of the cerebral cortex. It is also known that music increases the release of dopamine in the nucleus accumbens (which is a posit...
Is Musician Born Or Learned To Be A Musician?
MUSICAL TALENT, WHICH TAKES A LONG TIME CONSIDERING AN INNATE CAPACITY WITH WHICH SOME ARE ALREADY PRE-CHARGED, MAY BE ACCORDING TO NEUROSCIENCE AS A SKILL LIKE ANY THAT THAT WITH CONSTANT STUDY AND PRACTICE CAN BE LEARNED AND DOMINATED.
Musical talent is from a certain perspective one of the most mysterious of human beings, one that throughout history has been debated whether it is acquired or irremediably born with it, with a certain inclination to respond that truly great musicians are those Which in their natural condition already have pre-loaded this kind of software.
Now, however, with the new resources made available to neuroscience (one of the most ambitious disciplines of recent times), this dilemma could be better understood and ...
Music for a healthy brain
In this article José A. Rodríguez for Consumer Eroski we outline the benefits of music during childhood helps alternative connections forming in the brain of children. One factor that also allows to improve cognitive performance in other areas apart from the musical. In addition, recent research indicates that music lessons in childhood can become one of the best investments for the future health of the elderly brain and cognitive loss offset own aging.
Extensive research has shown that listening to music during childhood or receive music lessons has a significant positive effect for cognitive and social development of children. A study by scientists at the Northwester University, USA, showed that music training generates neuronal connections that improve othe
Effects of music on children
Children who grow up listening to music, singing songs, and moving to the beat of music enjoy a better sensory system, creating more links in the neural connections of the brain.
Effects of music on children
-Stimulates creativity and imagination.
-Improves the ability to solve mathematical problems and complex reasoning.
- Make them interact with each other.
-Increases memory capacity, attention and concentration.
-In combination with dance, stimulates the senses, balance and muscle development.
As Teachers of Conservatory and Psychopedagogues, we advise parents so that their children, from infants, listen to the most appropriate music.
In what ways does music influence children?
Emotions and moods are directly l...