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Bilateral Music for Anxiety, Stress and Trauma
Introduction Do you have problems with anxiety, depression or sleep problems? Interested in trying a musical intervention? If so, then consider bilateral music. Music and the Brain Music exists in all human cultures. Modern research confirms that music has powerful effects on the nervous system. Listening to music is a popular pastime for many people. Many people also find music helpful as a coping strategy. In music therapy, a therapist uses music to help people with various issues. Music stimulates many areas in the brain, such as the hippocampus, amygdala, nucleus accumbens and the mesolimbic dopamine system. Studies show that in people ...
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Drumming for Brain Development and Mental Health Conditions
Introduction Interestingly, most (if not all) human societies have societal practices such as drumming, singing or dancing to a beat. In indigenous society, drums are sacred, representing the heartbeat of people, animals and Mother Earth herself. Many of us may still be able to remember how we sang, dance or clapped in preschool or kindergarten. Modern understanding of neuroscience is now confirming what many people intuitively know. That there are brain benefits from many of these traditional activities. Singing, dancing and clapping in synchrony with others is not simply fun. Such rhythmic movement activities in preschool can support the ...
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