The loudspeakers are placed right in the middle of the Eagles practice fields, and the noise is deafening.
We’ve seen this pop up a few times over the last couple of weeks - the use of music to enhance professional training sessions. The major issue is getting the team used to a loud and noisy environment - which is what game day will feel like - but the choice of music is also fast tempo high energy - which certainly helps too!
Jessica Grahn, Cognitive Neuroscientist, talks about the power of the human mind and how it can be transformed through music. In the spirit of ideas worth sp…
Jessica Grahn very gently dismantles the claims made by the “music can make your kid a genius” industry! Yes there are many things music can do for you but as a neuroscientist and pregnant mum herself - she’s not rushing out to buy these products!
A chain of vets in Leeds has started playing music to animals in an attempt to get them to relax.
Sweet video from the UK on how vets are using music to calm patients pre-procedure. Comes from good science although I’m a little suspect about the creation of species specific songs - I suspect any kind of calm instrumental music would work.
Music helps to bond groups…but how?
This made my morning - just imagine ifWashingtonconducted business in song - it might just change the world. This is a great - if slightly bizarre - example of how music can have a direct impact on mood and behavior in the most unlikely environments…
Studies from two countries suggest women are more attracted to a man if he’s holding a guitar.
Clearly I have found this to be true in my own experience! ;-pppp
Some good data here backed by some decent numbers - although a little short on why - there’s evidence that Shakespeare had it down when he wrote “If music be the food of love, play on…”
Lotharios, start your plucking…
Mainly Mozart’s innovative “Mozart & the Mind” series will get you thinking
It is super exciting to read about the new developments in understanding music and the mind - this article gives insight into potential applications for treating and even reversing cognitive illnesses through understanding how music works in the brain. Awesome!