Tag: "tunes" at medical news
The Alzheimer patient who sang 'Oh, what a beautiful morning!'
...music was played to her, and twisted her face when tunes
were played wrongly sometimes exclaiming 'oh dear'! The researchers concluded that musical abilities seem to be located in brain regions unaffected by Alzheimer's disease and that demented patients might enjoy living in a more musical environment. T...
Listening to music can reduce chronic pain and depression by up to a quarter
...everything from pop and rock to slow and melodious tunes
and nature sounds traditionally used to promote sleep or relaxation. "The second group chose from five relaxing tapes selected by us. These featured piano, jazz, orchestra, harp and synthesizer and had been used in previous pain studies by co-author...
New mechanism explains glucose effect on wakefulness
..."provide important new insights into how the brain tunes
arousal and metabolism according to body-energy levels."...
Music helps patients tune out test anxiety
...reveals that patients who plug into their favorite tunes
during a colonoscopy procedure may be able to relax enough to require less sedation, without sacrificing comfort. Results of the double-blind study by doctors at Temple University in Philadelphia were presented at this year's American Society for Gas...
Study identifies part of brain responsible for tone deafness
...two main criteria: difficulty recognizing familiar tunes
without the assistance of lyrics, and the inability to detect when they are singing out of tune." The present study constitutes the first investigation into the structural neural correlates of tone deafness. The results have implications for the un...