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The role of music in cognition
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Why Does Music Move Us So? – Phenomena: Only Human

Why Does Music Move Us So? – Phenomena: Only Human | Music Cognition | Scoop.it
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Some insights into music, emotions, and cognition

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Birds' brains respond to music the same way human brains do

Birds' brains respond to music the same way human brains do | Music Cognition | Scoop.it
The other day, we learned that parrots love the Scissor Sisters — news that Scissor Sisters frontman Jake Shears was overjoyed to discover. But do birds really appreciate music, or do they just treat it like a collection of sounds?
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Why Does Music Move Us So? – Phenomena: Only Human

Why Does Music Move Us So? – Phenomena: Only Human | Music Cognition | Scoop.it
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MIND in Pictures: Music to Your Brain : Scientific American

MIND in Pictures: Music to Your Brain : Scientific American | Music Cognition | Scoop.it
By Dwayne Godwin and Jorge Cham
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Music to your Brain

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Jazz in an fMRI? An Innovative Look at Creativity and the Brain | the nerve blog

Jazz in an fMRI? An Innovative Look at Creativity and the Brain | the nerve blog | Music Cognition | Scoop.it
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Creativity and the brain

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Jazz Music Fans Should Give A Warm Welcome To The Blue Note App For iPad -- AppAdvice

Jazz Music Fans Should Give A Warm Welcome To The Blue Note App For iPad -- AppAdvice | Music Cognition | Scoop.it

Blue Note Records has launched a new app for iPad that offers aficionados and newcomers alike a chance to experience jazz music in a new way ...


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Music Education Can Help Children Improve Reading Skills

Music Education Can Help Children Improve Reading Skills | Music Cognition | Scoop.it
Children exposed to a multi-year program of music tuition involving training in increasingly complex rhythmic, tonal, and practical skills display superior cognitive performance in reading skills compared with their non-musically trained peers,...
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eScienceCommons: Birdsong study pecks theory that music is uniquely human

eScienceCommons: Birdsong study pecks theory that music is uniquely human | Music Cognition | Scoop.it
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Some insight into music gognition from birdsong

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Music's Effects on the Mind Remain Mysterious: Scientific American

Music's Effects on the Mind Remain Mysterious: Scientific American | Music Cognition | Scoop.it
Creativity is important—without it, human society cannot survive—yet finding an appropriate method to quantify imagination has scientists stumped
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What goes on in the brain when it experiences music?

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Ultimate List of Free Music for eLearning Development

Ultimate List of Free Music for eLearning Development | Music Cognition | Scoop.it
At the Ultimate List of Free Music for eLearning you will find 34 websites where you can use Free Music for your Online Courses. You can download hundred thousand music files for thousands artist and use it for Free.
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Music and the Brain « Life « Science Today: Breaking science news from around the world

Music and the Brain « Life « Science Today: Breaking science news from around the world | Music Cognition | Scoop.it
Neuroscientists are discovering the effect of music on language-- specifically, the effect of music on listening, the effect of music on speaking and the effect of music on grammar.
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Music and the Brain research

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24 Game-Based Sites That Make Studying More Fun - Online Universities.com

24 Game-Based Sites That Make Studying More Fun - Online Universities.com | Music Cognition | Scoop.it

Here are just a few of the great sites that are embracing game-based learning, helping make studying more fun.


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Music and the Brain (Podcasts) (Library of Congress)

Music and the Brain (Podcasts) (Library of Congress) | Music Cognition | Scoop.it
The Library's Music and the Brain events offer lectures, conversations and symposia about the explosion of new research at the intersection of cognitive neuroscience and music.
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