December 2, 2022
The Importance of Music for Emotional Health
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Kirschner, S. and Tomasello, M. (2010), Joint music making promotes prosocial behavior in 4-year-old children. Evolution and Human Behavior.
Svard, L., (2022), Music, Emotions, COVID – and the Brain, MTNA e-journal, 13, no. 3.
Wiltermuth, S. S., and Heath, C. (2009), Synchrony and cooperation, Psychological Science.
Winkler, I. et al., (2009). Newborn infants detect the beat in music, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Steven Mithen, The Singing Neanderthals: the origins of music, language, mind, and body (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2006).
Videos seen in the presentation
And watch for:
The Musical Brain: what students, teachers, and performers need to know, by Lois Svard,
to be released by Oxford in February 2023.