Stories of music and the brain

What do musicians have in their heads?

What do musicians have in their heads?

Brain and Education, Descriptive, Emotional intelligence, Stories of music and the brain, The memory of music
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...
Musicofilia

Musicofilia

Adequate Stimulation, Brain and Education, Stories of music and the brain
Musicofilia: Stories of music and the brain   Oliver Sacks examines the relationship with the music of patients, ordinary people or professional musicians to shed an unusual light on this phenomenon. Through anomalies such as "amusia" - or inability to feel the music -, the hypermusical Williams syndrome - a strange phenomenon of extreme sociability -, musical hallucinations or music as inspiring of real terror, Sacks elaborates a lucid analysis of How music is a key factor in creating human identity, either in a pathogenic way or as a positive agent when it comes to treating Parkinson's, dementia, Tourette's syndrome, encephalitis or temporal lobe attacks. Sacks reveals himself again as a splendid narrator, with the humor, the erudition and the vast scientific and humanisti...
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