Hearing phantom music may seem more like a gift than a disorder, but there is a clinical name for it: Musical Ear Syndrome.
A survey of music teachers teaching whole class ensembles found that 15 per cent used the ukulele in 2020 – a fifteen-fold increase from the 1 per cent recorded in 2014
Researchers at the University of Toronto (U of T) and Unity Health Toronto have demonstrated that repeated listening to personally meaningful music induces beneficial brain plasticity in patients with mild cognitive impairment or early Alzheimer’s disease.
Growing up in foster homes, Jaz Ampaw-Farr says learning a musical instrument seemed out of reach for someone from her background.
Life is not only lived forwards – it is also experienced a little ahead of time, and now there is empirical evidence for the claim. AIAS Fellow Niels Chr. Hansen and collaborators have used music to understand the brain’s expectation
In a pair of new studies, researchers have shown how our brains continue to activate in response to music, even when listening to gaps between notes and when imagining music without sound.