The Mozart Effect
- Adult books: Nonfiction. Beatty, William // Booklist;10/01/97, Vol. 94 Issue 3, p296
Reviews the book `The Mozart Effect: Tapping the Power of Music to Heal the Body, Strengthen the Mind, and Unlock the Creative Spirit,' by Don Campbell and `The Tao of Music: Sound Psychology,' by John M. Ortiz.
- Books. Vroon, Donald R. // American Record Guide;Jan/Feb98, Vol. 61 Issue 1, p250
Reviews the book `The Mozart Effect,' by Don Campbell.
- The art of science. Robertson, Paul // Strad;Mar96, Vol. 107 Issue 1271, p256
Discusses what the instruments of science can tell people of the musical instruments they play and why they love them. Personal set of values surrounding stringed instruments; Different functions performed by the two sides of the brain; Increased scientific interest in musical brain mapping;...
- Structure of music may influence cognition. Cash, Alice H.; El-Mallakh, Rif S. // Perceptual & Motor Skills;Feb97, Vol. 84 Issue 1, p66
Discusses the effect of classical music to enhance cognition among subjects who listen to highly structured music. Scores of cognitive performance.
- The effect of preference for three different types of music on magnitude estimation-scaling... Fucci, Donald; Banks, Molly // Perceptual & Motor Skills;Aug96, Vol. 83 Issue 1, p339
Assesses the effect of preference for three different types of music on magnitude estimation-scaling behavior in young adults. Spectrographic analysis on music samples; Results showing that subjects who liked rock music scaled that stimulus differently from those who liked big band and classical...
- Changes in alpha band EEG activity in the frontal area after stimulation with music of different... Iwaki, Tatsuya; Hayashi, Mitsuo // Perceptual & Motor Skills;Apr97, Vol. 84 Issue 2, p515
Investigates the stimulating effects of music. Recording of twelve-channel EEGs; Increase of alpha 2 band amplitude during stimulating and calm music; Close relationship between the interhemispheric transmission of information.
- The music of our lives. Rodale, Ardath // Prevention;Jul96, Vol. 48 Issue 7, p160
Discusses the importance for people to make music a part of their everyday lives. Music as therapy for people's illnesses; Companionship offered by music to relieve tension and stress; Feeling of love and peace that fills person.
- Changing your mood with music. // Glamour;Apr94, Vol. 92 Issue 4, p148
Discusses the association of music on a persons psychology. Suggested music type for a variety of preoccupations.
- Music soothes the savage brain. Ramo, Joshua Cooper // Newsweek;10/25/1993, Vol. 122 Issue 17, p51
Reports findings of a study published in `Nature' magazine that suggest listening to Mozart could increase your intelligence, at least temporarily. Tests administered to 36 college students after they listened to Mozart's `Sonata for Two Pianos in D Major,' a relaxation tape, and nothing;...