Mozart effect (part 4)
A typical case occurred with a patient of the North Italian hospital. Patient E. all her 68 years of life spoke her native North Italian Veronese dialect, very different from…

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Music and health (part 2)
Russian writer F. M. Dostoevsky told how in 1848 the composer Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka visited the Society of lovers of literature. He then played Chopin, Gluck and his own compositions.…

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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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Music and health (part 3)

Thus, the sound “a – a” massages the pharynx, larynx, thyroid gland; the sound “o – o” heals the middle part of the breast; the sound “o – I – o – I” massages the heart; the sound “I – e – I” affects the brain, kidneys, endocrine glands; the sound “a – u – e – I” helps the whole body as a whole. (Each sound is pronounced 3 – 4 times). Very similar effects are produced on the body and individual pieces of music. Especially, experts say, treats the music of Mozart. Profession centenarians call S. V. Sosorgan profession singers. He created the Institute of medicine and music therapy. Dealing with the problems of maintaining the health and self-improvement of people, he says: sing, friends, to health! Continue reading

Music and health (part 2)

Russian writer F. M. Dostoevsky told how in 1848 the composer Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka visited the Society of lovers of literature. He then played Chopin, Gluck and his own compositions. And then he broke up and performed his famous “Kamarinskaya”. Dostoevsky listened, and he remembered one of the spring evenings, a strange condition that suddenly came over him, like if you were going home on a dark evening, thoughtlessly and sadly looking around, and suddenly you would hear music. A ball! In brightly lit Windows shadow flicker, heard rustling and shuffling, as if heard whispers seductive ballroom, solid bass buzzing, squealing violin … you pass by, entertained, excited, you have a desire for something, a longing. It’s like you’ve heard life…”. About how music affects the man told us the Russian writer and physician V. V. Veresaev. Continue reading

Music and health (part 1)

I was walking along a quiet, old Moscow street one day and heard the wonderful sounds of Chopin from the window. Marvelled. After all, this house is a Russian research

Opening the massive door, entered the porch, climbed the stairs, found the room where the performance was. The doctor’s office could not be called this room: on the walls – paintings, at the tables – the bowed heads of young people who painted portraits, landscapes. At the piano sat a girl and played.

What is this – art school? No. The friendly, imposing man who approached me introduced himself: psychotherapist, head of the laboratory of the Institute of psychology of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Professor of the Milan University of new medicine and Lomonosov Moscow state University Vladimir Leonidovich Raikov. Continue reading

Should you be Einstein?

You’re young, you think you’re advanced, Nightclubs are the best place to hang out after school or work. After the feeling of well spent time, but that’s fresh and clear thinking, as the influx of new strength and energy are not observed.

Did you know that modern electronic music, as well as rock, psychologists refer to aggressive non-drug drugs (the influence of the latter on the body there is no need to explain)?

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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.

Music is more to health. There was already a special, though not very extensive yet, area of medicine — music therapy. First of all, it treats neuropsychic diseases: music therapy sessions under the guidance of psychotherapists have become firmly established in medical practice.

And in recent years, sound effects are increasingly used for the treatment of somatic, bodily diseases. Thus, the magazine “Inventor and innovator” recently told in detail (in № 5 for 1986) about the experience of the doctor A. R. Guskov: with the help of sound, he removes stones from the ureter. Continue reading

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