Category Archives: Science

Why We All Need To Be Listening To Classical Music

Why We All Need To Be Listening To Classical Music By Mark DeNicola. For most, by its nature, classical music is certainly among the easiest to listen to, yet not many of us choose to listen to it regularly in … Continue reading

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Playing music by professional musicians activates genes responsible for brain function and singing of songbirds

Playing music by professional musicians activates genes responsible for brain function and singing of songbirds March 27, 2015. Source:University of Helsinki. Although music perception and practice are well preserved in human evolution, the biological determinants of music practice are largely … Continue reading

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How our ancestors experienced sleep, and the link to creativity

People once woke up halfway through the night to think, write or make love. What have we lost by sleeping straight through? By Karen Emslie. I have often wondered why it is I have the natural tendency to write fiction … Continue reading

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Why is Music a Religious Experience?

Why is Music a Religious Experience? By Michael Graziano, Professor of Neuroscience and Novelist, Princeton University. As a neuroscientist, I have often wondered — what is the source of my relationship to music? A great deal is known about how … Continue reading

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The Music Instinct – Science and Song – by Elena Mannes

Originally posted on I Write The Music:
drCrazzzy  * The Music Instinct: Science & Song explores ground-breaking science revealing the power of music and its connection with the body, the brain and the world of nature. The film deals with…

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Scientists Find Hints for the Immortality of the Soul

Scientists Find Hints for the Immortality of the Soul By Dr. Rolf Froböse  (Freelance science and economic journalist) Some international physicists are convinced, that our spirit has a quantum state and that the dualism between the body and the soul … Continue reading

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The ‘Cavatina’ in Space.

                          The Cavatina in Space. In 1977 two spacecraft called Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 were sent into space. They carried with them a gold coated copper record of some of humankind’s music, one of the pieces of music was … Continue reading

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