You could be an African tribesman or a New York stockbroker, a virtuoso musician or a tone-deaf layperson; yet whichever part of the planet you’re from, and regardless of your musical background, there’s a recurring scale that appears in so
Albert Einstein might have said imagination is more powerful than knowledge, but if the school curriculum is anything to go by, knowledge takes precedence when it comes to Australian teaching.
What makes humans so different from other primates? Though our brains are similar, it seems that they react differently to various stimuli. New evidence suggests that human brains “listen” for musical pitch, a preference that scientists have not detected in
In Switzerland, as in most industrialized countries, nearly 1% of children are born “very prematurely”, i.e. before the 32nd week of pregnancy, which represents about 800 children yearly. While advances in neonatal medicine now give them a good chance of
One of the UK’s leading psychiatrists has said that students who are feeling stressed should try joining a choir.
From deejays to Debussy, it’s all brain food.