Medicine's Melodies: Music, Health and Well-Being




Most of what we hear about the connection between music and health is largely anecdotal. The past decade has seen a renewed interest in the connections from researchers conducting rigorous experimental studies. In this broad overview, I will review the current state of knowledge, touching on music therapy for both physical and psychological health, music for the management of pain, and musical interventions for dementia patients.

Author Biography

Daniel Joseph Levitin, McGill University

McGill University, James McGill Professor Emeritus of Psychology;

Minerva Schools at KGI, Founding Dean of Arts and HUmanities


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