Mozart effect (part 1)
Listening to Mozart's music increases our brain activity. After listening to Mozart, the people who answer the standard IQ test demonstrate increased intelligence. This phenomenon discovered by some scientists was…

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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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How the Tomatis method accelerates learning foreign languages
On March 25, 1957, the French Academy of Sciences listened to an intriguing speech. They heard about the discoveries of a young specialist-otolaryngologist Alfred A. Tomatis. He discovered laws that…

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Auditory therapy of A. Tomatis (part 2)

The function of hearing
Hearing, not hearing, is the primary function of the ear. Tomatis draws a clear line between hearing and hearing.

Hearing is a passive process; listening is active and it requires us to use our ears in an appropriate way. We can have excellent hearing, but poor listeners. Many children who have learning difficulties or lack concentration have excellent hearing, but cannot read well or concentrate. Their problem is their inability to listen. As a result, they cannot concentrate and have difficulty reading. If you want to find out whether you or your child has problems with hearing, see the excellent checklist of Paul Madaule at the end of this article. Continue reading

What is the secret of the mesmerizing power of music
Music is all around us. At the sound of a powerful orchestral crescendo, tears come to my eyes and goosebumps run down my back. The musical accompaniment enhances the artistic…

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Axis of blood from noise to folk
Blood Axis is a band that is unique in many ways. For most of their career, they have had exactly one Studio album at heart – absolutely nothing like their…

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Why music heals?
Almost everything that happens in nature is connected with the world of sounds. At least in the wild. We can consider it proved that music influences us, plants and animals.…

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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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