The idea that listening to Mozart may have beneficial effects on mental health arose from early findings in the 1990s. There have been several studies since, but many involved small numbers of people, or have been of variable quality, leading to mixed evidence overall. This has meant that the “Mozart Effect” has been treated with some scepticism by many clinicians. Now two Italian Researchers, Dr Gianluca Sesso and Dr Federico Sicca from the University of Pisa have conducted a systematic review of works related to the effect of Mozart’s music on epilepsy. Full story.
European College of Neuropsychopharmacology (EurekAlert!) / September 11, 2020