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How Classic Cartoons Created a Culturally Literate Generation
I recently picked up Mark Twain’s A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court for the first time. Finding the plot rather amusing, I began relaying it to my father over the weekend. Because he had never read the book, I
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Massage, music therapy help manage dementia aggression
Massage and music therapy are as affective as anti-psychotics in treating dementia symptoms such as aggression and agitation, a new analysis shows.
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From Lawn Mowers To Rock Concerts, Our ‘Deafening World’ Is Hurting Our Ears
Our ears are complicated, delicate instruments that largely evolved in far quieter times than the age we currently inhabit — an early world without rock concerts, loud restaurants, power tools and earbuds.
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Which Music Career Is Best For You
A job in the music industry can be an exciting and alluring idea for those who are passionate about music, and although it’s a competitive industry, there are a variety of skillsets that are compatible. Here we look at the
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Does Learning Music Hinge on Smarts, Not Mindset?
Intelligence could play a role in how quickly people learn music, according to new research on the early stages of learning to play piano.
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Classical music performers strike resonant notes at home and abroad
With China’s classical music market booming, more Chinese musicians have been making their name around the world
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The Necessity of Musical Hallucinations
That song stuck in your head is your brain doing its work.
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What Makes Music Enjoyable? It’s Complex, But Measurable
What’s your favorite music? According to scientists, the song that you have on repeat is probably both predictable and unpredictable at the same time.
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