Music can soothe the soul and speed along creativity, but it won’t, according to researchers from Harvard, boost intelligence.
If you gave up the clarinet in grade school, don’t worry. Those precious years of musical training still did your brain a favor.
Mickey Hart’s quest to understand the power of music in medicine
We dance to music, but to not paintings, or architecture, and the latest research hints at why.
Your iPod can help you run faster and longer. So, earlier this week, we asked music and exercise expert Dr. Costas Karageorghis, who’s worked with Olympic athletes to select the right workout music, for some expert tips on …
Sometimes you need an extra push to hit the pavement or treadmill — or to make it through that last grueling mile of training — and the key may simply be loading right songs on your iPod, according to Dr. …
Why do humans see in color? According to neuroscientist Mark Changizi, who left academia to run a research institute called 2Ai, it’s so that we could read the emotions of others. In his book, Harnessed, published last summer, …
Learning to make music helps babies communicate better and amps up empathy in older kids.
Have you got zero musical talent, but a burning desire to play? NYU psychologist Marcus says there’s hope for everyone.
It elevates the soul, but an appetite for the arts may also do the body good.
Being plugged into an iPod is a hallmark of adolescence, but a new study suggests that teens who spend too much time listening to music may be at higher risk of depression.
Dr. Charles Limb has spent more than 10 years studying the brain activity of musicians as they improvise.