EDUCATION AND LEARNING
Hallam, S (2010). The power of music: Its impact on the intellectual, social and personal development of children and young people. International Journal of Music Education, 28:3, 269-289.
Creech et al, (2013). The power of music in the lives of older adults. Research Studies in Music Education. 35:1 83-98.
Study describes Brain Changes During Learning (Science Daily)
Collins and Adoniou (2018)
Beaty et al, (2018). Robust prediction of individual creative ability from brain functional connectivity. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America.
The Real Neuroscience of Creativity (Scientific American)
The structure of creative cognition in the human brain (Frontiers in Human Neuroscience)
Happy creativity: Listening to happy music facilitates divergent thinking. Ritter and Ferguson (2017)
Limb and Braun (2008)
Different Types of Music May Aid Stroke Recovery (DANA Foundation)
Can a Mnemonic Slow Memory Loss with Age? (Scientific American)
Need to Remember Something? Try Drawing It (Neuroscience News)
Memorization is not a dirty word (Psychology Today)
Reunited: A Short Film about Music and the Human Spirit
Musos are up to ten times more likely to face mental health issues (ABC Hack, Triple J)
MOVEMENT and COGNITION
Music moves brain to pay attention, Stanford study finds (Stanford Medicine News Centre)
Verghese, et al (2002). Leisure Activities and the Risk of Dementia in the Elderly. New England Journal of Medicine
Regular Exercise Changes the Brain to improve memory, thinking skills (Harvard Health Publishing)
Dance for Parkinson's: Yes you can be a Bowie hero (Sydney Morning Herald)
The Best Sensory Experience for Learning a Dance Sequence (Neuroscience News)
Dancing and the Brain (Harvard Mahoney Neuroscience Institute)
Shakespeare and Whieldon (2017). Sing Your Heart Out: community singing as part of mental health recovery. (Medical Humanities)
Sing ’til you’re grinning: community choirs versus football teams. (2017) Graham W. Kerr
Vaudreuil et al. (2019) Bridging the Clinic to Community: Music Performance as Social Transformation for Military Service Members (Frontiers in Psychology)
How Does Music Affect Our Brains & Our Bodies? (Wired Magazine, Incl. interview with neuroscientist Daniel Levitin)
COLLABORATION and COMMUNITY BUILDING
IUPUC group showcases the ukulele, campus community-building (University of Illinois)
Solving the World's Biggest Problems Takes Ensembles, Not Soloists (2014) Jeffrey C Walker
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