Music can undoubtedly elevate our spirit, induce an extraordinary reverie, and even compel a move or two. But wouldn't it be a surprise to learn that music can actually be applied therapeutically to treat cognitive, sensory, and motor dysfunctions?
A wealth of research has shown that music can be applied as a form of therapy to retrain and reeducate the injured brain. It is currently being applied in the treatment of traumatic brain injury, Alzheimer's disease, Huntington's disease, cerebral palsy, Parkinson's disease, stroke, autism, aphasia, and much besides.
Music is also an effective approach in dealing with children, depression, anxiety, child birth, and the rehabilitation of speech and language.
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This audiobook discusses every facet of music therapy: who can benefit from it; what the therapy sessions look like; its application as medicine; its relationship with neuroscience; and much more. The audiobook also dilates the various techniques employed in neurological music therapy (NMT), ranging from rhythmic auditory stimulation (RAS) to melodic intonation therapy (MIT).
I would like to know more about the content shown in this book. it served well as an introduction but it fell short to get to know a good amount of data about music therapy.