While my wife Janis and I have known each other for several years, several months after our spouses passed away and we began to see each other, I soon came to realize what a brilliant person she truly is. And I say that not just because she was smart enough to marry me, ha. Granted, […]Read more "Music exercises the brain"
If you’ve ever performed in front of a crowd, you know the feeling when you walk onstage and the spotlight is focused entirely on you. The sea of people extends before you, hidden in the darkness, their eyes and ears all trained intently on you. They’re waiting for you to deliver your speech, sing a […]Read more "The Quad: The unexpected benefits of playing music"
A study, published in the journal Brain and Cognition, finds that trained musicians have faster reaction times than their non-musical peers. The study was conducted at the Université de Montréal’s School of Speech Language Pathology and Audiology. Led by Simon Landry, the research formed part of his doctoral thesis in biomedical science. His area of […]Read more "Musicians have faster reaction times"
Music works like magic. It can cheer us up when we are sad, make us dance for hours and allow us to escape from reality. Apart from the obvious problems that it solves (broken heart), the benefits of music are scientifically proven. These are just some of the problems in which music can help: Music […]Read more "The Benefits of Music: 5 Ways Music Improves Our Lives"