“...we have some history together that hasn’t happened yet.”
― Jennifer Egan, A Visit from the Goon Squad
Wednesday, February 20, 2008
LISTEN TO MUSIC! DOCTOR'S ORDERS
For a long time, music has been used to treat the conditions of autism, dementia, and schizophrenia, but now a new study from Helsinki University has analyzed the effects of music on patients recovering from a stroke. Some patients listened to music, some listened to audio books and some listened to nothing.
"After 3 months, verbal memory was boosted by 60% in music listeners, 18% in audio book listeners, and 29% in the third group who listened to nothing."