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 3)
Motor skill The vestibule, which is part of the inner ear, is responsible for the balance, coordination and position of the body. These signs will help to identify the presence…

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Fifty shades of the dark middle ages
No, to be honest, the title is a bit tricky: we will give not fifty examples, but much less, but – nevertheless. The middle ages have always attracted musicians –…

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functional magnetic resonance imaging

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 different problems of this world. Seem often shabbily dressed black men in baseball caps and baggy trousers, or the representatives of the new school rap fashion, and bedecked with gold guys. But such a word as” horrorcore ” will come to mind for a very limited number of people.

For many fans of rap will be the news that rap can also be dark, frightening and brutal energy is not inferior to black or death metal. Continue reading

Music therapy (part 1)

I have a rare profession for our country – music therapist. I was convinced that the creators of great melodies are powerful healers who are able to help a person no worse than any famous psychic.

For the last 10 years I have been practicing music therapy with special enthusiasm, conducting thousands of sessions for adults and children. Music, according to L. van Beethoven, carving fire from the human soul, helped me to remove tragic States, stresses, attitudes to suicide, despair. I was able to achieve a fracture during a number of diseases, “remove” speech disorders and behavioral disorders, eliminate the symptoms of neurological problems. Continue reading

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

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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Wave of consciousness
Beta waves are the fastest. Their frequency varies, in the classical version, from 14 to 42 Hz (and according to some modern sources - more than 100 Hz). In the…

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Myths about language (part 2)
For all kinds of "inability" to foreign languages often is either a lack of knowledge of the native and – I'm not afraid of the word – dislike for him,…

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In healthy skin - healthy hearing (part 1)
The theory States that the brain uses a holographic coding system, so it is able to encode sensory signals through all the senses. Therefore, any stimulus, such as sound, for…

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