I wanted to share this blog post because I am so aware of how important and beneficial music is in my life, and has been for more years than I can remember. There is some really intriguing work being done in this field, and I am totally fascinated, as well as excited about the possibilities.
“The Musical Cure
March 29, 2009
Will music ever be prescribed as a remedy to treat or even cure chronic disease? Perhaps, and recent research indicates we may be closer to the musical cure than previously thought imaginable. We all recognize music has a salutary effect. Who hasn’t used a tune to relax, focus, or improve their mood? Our understanding of music is emerging. The wheat is separating from the chaff as we move beyond pseudoscientific claims of music effects, to clinical trials that demonstrate the benefits the right musical prescription may hold… read more: http://alexdoman.com/2009/03/29/the-musical-cure/