Practical Apps for Learning to Play and Make Beautiful Music

by Stephanie Haywood Making music has various health benefits, from reducing stress and depression to improving memory and reading skills. If you are thinking of picking up a musical instrument, you are taking a smart step towards improved wellbeing. If you have kids who want to play an instrument, they can also benefit; studies have … Read more

Language, Words & “Fake News” not new, been used for hundreds of years to justify censorship – Truthstream Media

“The State trying to be the arbiter of truth and using “Fake News” to shut down dissent goes back centuries, and its something America’s very existence is based upon fighting against. Nothing we’re seeing now is new, people just don’t know enough history to realize it.”   Socrates was condemned for “corrupting the … Read more

BrainMap — Mind Control MKULTRA — “Touchless Torture, Target Humanity” — James W Lee docu

Pulling from widely disparate sources over decades of time, this documentary interviews and summarizes the general subject of body and “mind control” — or cognitive and biological effects caused by external forces, including microwave and other electromagnetic RF radiations, broadband, beamed/directional, interference.  Examination of published military and government projects.  Anecdotes.  Evidence. “Touchless Torture, Target … Read more

How the human ear works: Science of hearing for musicians

In this video I go over the basics of how a human ear works, and why we all hear things a little differently.   === Understanding how the human ear works is crucial for musicians, as it directly affects how they perceive and interact with sound. Here’s a simplified overview of the science of … Read more

British Museum Ancient Egypt & Acoustics with Gary Evans

Gary Evans has been studying ancient cultures and Earth mysteries for 20 years. From his studies of ancient cultures around the world, Gary has realized how deeply our ancestors appreciated Nature; something many of us have become disconnected from in the modern age. His keen interest in an unfamiliar chapter of pre-history, before Sumeria (3500BCE), … Read more

Music and the Mind

Jan 22, 2008 213,174 views • Jan 22, 2008 In this edition of “Grey Matters,” Aniruddh Patel, of the Neurosciences Institute, discusses what music can teach us about the brain, and what brain science, in turn, can reveal about music. Series: “Grey Matters” [4/2006] [Science] [Show ID: 11189]   “Grey Matters” is a book authored … Read more

Robert Spano, Emory U — At the Intersection of Music & Science

This discussion between Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Music Director and Emory University Distinguished Artist in Residence Robert Spano, Steve Everett, Professor of Music at Emory University and Martha Grover, Associate Professor of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering at Georgia Tech and member of the NSF/NASA Center for Chemical Evolution explores the overall connections between music and science … Read more

The Alchemy of Rainbow Heart Music : How Paranormal Sonofusion Subverts the Matrix Conspiracy

Abstract In no way do I claim credit for this book, nor am I claiming any money for writing it. I amexplicitly challenging the reader to take a wild ride. Admittedly I throw in a bit of non sequiturs as if I’m playing free jazz: The logical connection is there but on a slightly different … Read more

Music and the Power of Sound: The Influence of Tuning and Interval on Consciousness

Book on Amazon –   Abstract   Music has always been esteemed for its power to speak directly to our higher consciousness, a power founded in the purity of simple harmonic ratios. In this book, Alain Danielou traces the development of musical scales and tuning from their origins in both China and India, through … Read more

Music and the Mind

In this edition of “Grey Matters,” Aniruddh Patel, of the Neurosciences Institute, discusses what music can teach us about the brain, and what brain science, in turn, can reveal about music. Series: “Grey Matters” [4/2006] [Science] [Show ID: 11189]     Aniruddh D. Patel is a prominent figure in the field of cognitive neuroscience, … Read more

Concentration Music — Mozart Effect, IQ, Mind, Focus — vs Attention Drainage, Listening Fatigue

  Concentration music, also known as focus music or study music, refers to instrumental music specifically designed to help enhance concentration, productivity, and focus during various tasks such as studying, working, or reading. This type of music typically features soothing, repetitive melodies, gentle rhythms, and minimal vocals or lyrics to create a calm and tranquil … Read more

TED Neuroscience Playlist – Human Hacking, Neurosci and Magic     It seems like you might be referring to Stuart Palm, a magician who incorporates elements of neuroscience into his performances. Stuart Palm is known for his unique approach to magic, which combines traditional sleight of hand with principles from psychology, neuroscience, and cognitive science to create captivating and thought-provoking illusions. Here are … Read more

BENOX REPORT – 1953 – An Exploratory Study of the Biological Effects of Noise

PDF – BENOX REPORT The BENOX Report, officially titled “An Exploratory Study of the Biological Effects of Noise,” is a landmark scientific study conducted in 1953 by the British National Research Development Corporation (NRDC). The report focused on investigating the potential health effects of noise exposure on humans, animals, and plants. The BENOX Report was … Read more

Superior time perception for lower musical pitch explains why bass-ranged instruments lay down musical rhythms

Michael J. Hove, Céline Marie, Ian C. Bruce, and Laurel J. Trainor PNAS 2014 ; published ahead of print June 30, 2014,   The statement you provided suggests that there may be a relationship between the perception of time and musical pitch, particularly in the context of rhythm perception and bass-ranged instruments. Here’s an … Read more

Pitch perception beyond the traditional existence region of pitch

“…the perception of musical pitch at high frequencies is not constrained by temporal phase locking in the auditory nerve but may instead stem from higher-level constraints shaped by prior exposure to harmonic sounds.” Humans’ ability to recognize musical melodies is generally limited to pure-tone frequencies below 4 or 5 kHz. This limit coincides with the … Read more

Musicians have enhanced subcortical auditory and audiovisual processing of speech and music

Indeed, research has shown that musicians often exhibit enhanced subcortical auditory and audiovisual processing compared to non-musicians, particularly when it comes to speech and music stimuli. The subcortical auditory system includes structures such as the brainstem and thalamus, which are involved in the early processing of auditory information before it reaches higher cortical regions. Several … Read more

FREQUENCIES (2013) movie premieres memes of sing-song sounds, lyrical control words, and ancient aural technologies

Far more deeply interesting than the shallow, mindless write-ups and reviews would indicate. This movie touches on themes of mind, body, and soul as relating to resonance, vibration, speech and lyrical control. Dissonance between two erstwhile kindred spirits is finally overcome with old technology (made new again) that applies trigger words, sounds, and two-syllable phonemes … Read more

Bodily maps of emotions

“Bodily maps of emotions” refers to a concept proposed by a team of scientists led by neuroscientist Dr. Lauri Nummenmaa and psychologist Dr. Riitta Hari. Their research, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) in 2013, sought to investigate how emotions are experienced and represented in the human body. The researchers … Read more

The Brain, a Secret History, Mind Control “The Brain, a Secret History” is a book written by British journalist and author Ian Sample. The book explores the history of neuroscience, psychology, and the study of the human brain, focusing on key discoveries, breakthroughs, and controversies throughout history. While “The Brain, a Secret History” covers a wide range of topics related to … Read more

Sight over sound in the judgment of music performance

The concept of “sight over sound” in the judgment of music performance refers to the tendency for visual cues to influence or even override auditory perceptions when evaluating a musical performance. This phenomenon highlights the complex interaction between visual and auditory stimuli in shaping our perception of music. Research in psychology has shown that visual … Read more

Music and the Brain: Jessica Grahn

Jessica Grahn, Cognitive Neuroscientist, talks about the power of the human mind and how it can be transformed through music.     Jessica Grahn, Ph.D., is a cognitive neuroscientist with a special focus on music and the brain. Her research explores how music affects cognitive processes and neural activity, shedding light on why music … Read more

Unlocking Music with Neuroscience: Ardon Shorr     Unlocking music with neuroscience is a fascinating area of study that combines the art of music with the science of the brain. Ardon Shorr, among others, has explored how our brains perceive, process, and are affected by music. This interdisciplinary approach seeks to understand not just the emotional and psychological impacts of … Read more

Evolution of Music by Public Choice

Music evolves as composers, performers, and consumers favor some musical variants over others. To investigate the role of consumer selection, we constructed a Darwinian music engine consisting of a population of short audio loops that sexually reproduce and mutate. This population evolved for 2,513 generations under the selective influence of 6,931 consumers who rated the … Read more

God Helmet – Mind Booster of the Paranormal, Michael Persinger, Laurentian Univ

…reportedly results in the wearer experiencing hallucinations and other similar cognitive responses that, according to Persinger, manifested as visions of God or of being in the presence of God, among other things. If you’re unfamiliar, the God Helmet is a contraption – a helmet, obviously – that facilitates the transmission of low-frequency electromagnetic waves into … Read more

Your Choice of Music Matters – “Science and your Brain”

In this first episode of Your Choice of Music Matters, titled “Science and Your Brain”, Titus Kuulu shares some insights of how music affects the brain. Recorded and Produced by 2nd Coming Broadcasting Network (2CBN TV) in Nairobi Kenya. In this episode, titled “Science and Your Brain,” listeners can expect to learn about … Read more