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Music and the Brain

Tune Into a Better Workday

Tanya Williams | Posted 05.17.2015 | Business
Tanya Williams

Most studies show increased productivity, improved concentration and an elevated frame of mind among those who listen to music at work; as opposed to negative consequences.

Mental Health: The Thin Line Between Coping and Catastrophe

Ross Szabo | Posted 12.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Ross Szabo

There's a huge emphasis placed on how we cope with stress, anxiety and mental health challenges in our lives. Everyone has a different way of determining the difference between release and reinforcement.

Brain Scans Reveal Complex Link Between Jazz, Language

LiveScience | Denise Chow | Posted 02.26.2014 | Science

When jazz musicians let their creativity flow and start to improvise melodies, they use parts of their brains typically associated with spoken languag...

Can Popular Pill Deliver Perfect Pitch?

LiveScience | Marc Lallanilla | Posted 01.25.2014 | Science

Before your next karaoke contest, you might want to visit a pharmacist: Researchers have found that a drug known as valproate, or valproic acid, might...

WATCH: The Hobby That Can Make You More Successful

Posted 10.22.2013 | Arts

The benefits of music have been recognized for many years -- studies have shown that listening to it can reduce stress, boost heart health and protect...