We are made stupider by the shortening of songs — A Warning On the Future of Music: with Author Ted Gioia

Songs shrunken and dumbed-down — 3 minutes is far too short to allow your mindset to become altered.  THE LENGTH MATTERS. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qM4sEl8avug “Really the most important people in music now are the CEO of Apple, the CEO of Google, the CEO of Spotify…none of them are from a music background…People [who] do not genuinely love … Read more

Alan Watt – The Music Industry

Deep analysis of mind control techniques as applied through music. Content INSIDE THE LC by DAVE MCGOWAN http://davesweb.cnchost.com Military involvement in music industry, fashion and media. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eFlJREc2Lps

The Long-Term Effects of Childhood Music Instruction on Intelligence and General Cognitive Abilities

Abstract This article reviews research on the effects of music instruction on general cognitive abilities. The review of more than 75 reports shows (1) the consistency in results pertaining to the short-term effects of music instruction on cognitive abilities and the lack of clear evidence on the long-term effects on intelligence; (2) the complex nature … Read more

How Arts Training Improves Attention and Cognition

Sustained training in music, dance or other arts strengthens the brain’s attention system, which in turn may improve cognition more generally. Evidence for such cognitive “transfer” is accumulating. Dr. Michael I. Posner: “Does education in the arts transfer to seemingly unrelated cognitive abilities? Researchers are finding evidence that it does. Michael Posner argues that when … Read more