Music in Our Lives: Despite proven clinical benefits of music in public education, some schools are cutting funding

Perhaps Albus Dumbledore was onto something when he spoke the words, “Ah, music, a magic beyond all we do here.” After all, most of us understand that music holds a power beyond what we really know how to describe. We play it in our cars, listen on our way to classes and we are drawn […]

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How does music affect mood?

Have you ever felt down, listened to some music and then become more energetic after hearing an upbeat tune? Have you ever thought of your favorite music artist as your therapist? Studies facilitated by a number of research organizations show that music can drastically improve — or worsen — your mood, depending on the genre […]

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Music has many benefits

I’m sure you’re all familiar with expressions such as oldies but goodies, a blast from the past and the good ole days, but have you ever given them much thought? Have you ever been guilty of reaching over and cranking the radio up just a bit when certain songs come on? I know I have. […]

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