effects of music
The healing effects of music on living organisms have been seen since the dawn of civilization. The first to appreciate the therapeutic effect of the sounds of Pythagoras. By the way, he proposed the concept of “musical medicine”. The healing effect of music on the human body was noticed at the dawn of civilization. The use of musical art for therapeutic purposes is described in ancient papyrus and the Bible. Music affects the human body comprehensively. While listening to music, the brain responds to it by activating several areas. The processing of musical information is influenced by the visual, tactile and emotional experience of a person. Our brain perceives music simultaneously in two hemispheres: the left hemisphere feels the rhythm, and the right timbre and melody. The body of a person listening to music, as it were, adapts to it.
According to the Moscow medical center “Lenz” and the Children’s Treatment Center, as a result of numerous Continue reading
Sound is one of the types of information that a person receives from the outside world in addition to information, in addition to other sensory organs (vision, touch, smell). Since ancient times, sounds have surrounded man, and most of them have been unknowingly associated and continue to be associated with certain feelings and perceptions. Some, with fear (roar, screaming, bestial howl), others, on the contrary, have peace and relaxation (the sound of sea waves, the murmur of a stream, calm breathing, the rustling of trees, birdsong). Some sounds, known and ubiquitous, become neutral and mundane, while new and unknown sounds, on the contrary, cause alarm and confusion. Animals can easily distinguish menacing sounds from everyone else. Man, as a Continue reading
“Music heals the soul and body” – such an inscription can be seen on some Italian instruments of the Renaissance.
The healing properties of music have long been known. Even in Ancient Egypt and Greece, doctors treated patients with sounds and had extensive knowledge in this area. Ancient Chinese doctors believed that music could cure any disease, and even wrote out “music recipes” to affect a particular organ. In Russian latitudes, for example, in Evenkia, in order to strengthen the effect of potions, healers sang their spells and plots, and shamans accompanied them with the sounds of a drum and a tambourine.
The first serious studies of the healing effects of music on the human body were conducted at the end of the Continue reading