“New Music-Therapy Research” from Dementia & Alzheimer’s Weekly


Amazing article & concept.

“What seems to happen is that a piece of familiar music serves as a soundtrack for a mental movie that starts playing in our head. It calls back memories of a particular person or place, and you might all of a sudden see that person’s face in your mind’s eye,” Janata said. “Now we can see the association between those two things — the music and the memories.”

“Providing patients with MP3 players and customized playlists,” he speculated, “could prove to be a quality-of-life improvement strategy that would be both effective and economical.”


Read the article here: New Music-Therapy Research | Dementia & Alzheimer’s Weekly.

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Posted on January 13, 2011, in Alzheimer's, Alzheimer's Disease & Dementia, Dementia, Music, Music & Art and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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