Archive for the ‘Research’ Category

Autism Music Research – Pitch and Melodic Memory

Why is music such a unique tool for children with autism? In this blog we’ll review the results of a recent study relating to pitch discrimination and melodic memory in children with autism.

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Music and the Mind: New Research on Why We Listen

In a 2013 study published in the journal Frontiers in Psychology, researchers explore what the underlying function of music is in our day to day lives. In contrast to the belief that 

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Freebie Friday! Early Childhood Music Therapy Magazine

It’s rare to find 130 pages of free full color resources and up to date information at your fingertips, but editor-in-chief Petra Kern, Ph.D., MT-BC is providing the music therapy community with just that! You’ll find music therapy activity ideas for early intervention, parent tips, early childhood music therapy research, …

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Rhythm, Movement and Autism

A recent March 2013 article published in the journal “Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience” reviews research related to movement and autism and proposes a rationale for how rhythmic input can improve sensorimotor functioning and overall growth in areas such as cognition, behavior, social skills, and communication.

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