Myths about language (part 1)
Language barrier... It sounds like a diagnosis of intractable disease, functional dumbness, forcing a person who just glibly chattered in his native language, painfully stutter, "becat" and "mekat", and even…

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The brain is "under jazz»
When jazz musicians improvise, their brains switch off the areas responsible for self-censorship and inhibition of nerve impulses, and instead turn on the areas that open the way for self-expression.…

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Mozart effect (part 2)
To test their assumptions Rauscher put a special experiment on rats, which is obviously not an emotional reaction to the music. A group of 30 rats was placed in a…

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In healthy skin – healthy hearing (part 2)

Why is it necessary?

All sounds stimulate the delicate bones located in the middle ear. Sometimes, when the eardrum is damaged, the bones of the middle ear can be stimulated by a vibrator located behind the ear at the base of the jaw.

Bone conduction of sounds works even through the teeth. When one American put a metal seal with a microscopic gap (simply put, with marriage), the tooth with the seal turned into an analogue of the detector radio.

As a result, the man began to hear voices in his head (radio broadcasts and talks on radiotelephones) and… go to a psychiatrist. Continue reading

The most terrible hip-hop
When an ordinary man in the street hears the word "rap", he comes to mind reciting a bit about the beautiful and luxurious life, or Vice versa — about the…

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Linguistic revival
A foreign language is much more than just new words. We also need to learn in which cases to use certain words, what should be highlighted, in what rhythm to…

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Influence of tempo-rhythmic structure of music on psychophysiological state of a person
Musical culture in its deep meaning has long gone beyond the circle of music lovers in the modern world. The widespread use of music to influence the human condition has…

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The sounds that feed the brain with energy
"Some sounds work just as well as a couple of cups of coffee," says Alfred Tomatis, an outstanding French expert in the field of hearing. This means that we can…

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