I have been writing about the impact of music on the brain. We have for a long time known music can change how we feel, think and act. But there are many other sensory experiences that can positively impact our brains.
It seems appropriate with all the intense weather patterns we are experiencing nationally that I should at least mention a form of depression that occurs in winter: Seasonal Affective Disorder or SAD. It might explain why during really difficult weather or any winter weather, a family member may experience periods of depression or act in ways he/she ordinarily would […]
In our country, where so many students are labeled with Attention Deficit Disorder (and a number of other issues that make it hard for them to concentrate), Joe Hesh, music therapist, has developed the Focus CD to..well, help them focus. Whether a student or adult, this CD has a unique style of music that can facilitate […]