The Pointy End

Music helps to develop the neural networks of premature infants

To help the brains of these fragile newborns develop as well as possible despite the stressful environment of intensive care, researchers at the University of Geneva (UNIGE) and the University Hospitals of Geneva (HUG), Switzerland, propose an original solution: music written especially for them.

News Medical

Feeling stressed? Join a choir

One of the UK’s leading psychiatrists has said that students who are feeling stressed should try joining a choir.

Classic FM

Study links love of instrumental music to intelligence

The Savanna‐IQ Interaction Hypothesis, based on the Savannah Principle, proposes that intelligent people are more likely to be attracted to novel stimuli than other individuals are.

Big Think

La musique aide-t-elle à mieux apprendre ?

Vaut-il mieux travailler en musique ou en silence pour étudier efficacement ? La musique peut-elle aider à apprendre ? Interfère-t-elle sur le cerveau ? Les réponses d'un formateur en neurosciences de l'apprentissage par ailleurs musicien.

RMV

How air guitar became a serious sport

Advertised as the “greatest thing you’ve never seen,” the 2019 U.S. Air Guitar Championships will take place this summer.

The Conversation

The K-pop wannabes – a photo essay

An estimated 1 million wannabe stars of K-pop, from South Korea, Japan and beyond, are hoping to get a taste of fame by competing in auditions for talent agencies, which take on a select few as trainees.

The Guardian

Hip hop is 'best music for improving taste of cheese'

The researchers behind an unusual – and high-profile – Swiss study which looked into what type of music is best when it comes to improving the taste of cheese have come up with an answer: hip hop.

The Local

From reducing stress to improving memory

Using the power of music to get better, both mentally and physically, and live well can pay rich dividends.

Economic Times

Avec Anipo, la lutte contre le vol d’instruments de musique s’organise

La plupart des musiciens vous le diront. Leur instrument est souvent considéré comme un membre à part entière, comme un prolongement de leur corps. Certains vont encore plus loin en le considérant comme un être vivant, comme un enfant.

France Musique


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