"Why does music move us: music, health and wellbeing"

Capulet, Emilie (2019) "Why does music move us: music, health and wellbeing". In: 10th Annual Swindon Trauma Group Conference, 18 Oct 2019, Swindon, UK.

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Music is increasingly seen to have an essential non-pharmacological therapeutic role within healthcare and in particular for the treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. As Thaut (2005: 115) has argued, ‘brain research involving music has shown that music has a distinct influence on the brain by stimulating physiologically complex cognitive, affective, and sensorimotor processes. [...] This is a very critical step in the historical understanding of music in therapy and medicine’. In this keynote lecture, Emilie Capulet will present and discuss a wide array of musical activities, including Guided Imagery and Music (Dukic, H., Parncutt, R., & Bunt, L. (2019)) and the neurochemistry of music (Chanda ML, Levitin DJ. ‘The Neurochemistry of Music’. Trends Cogn Sci. 2013. Apr. 17(4):179-93), as well as music therapy activities (Landis-Shack, Nora et al. “Music Therapy for Posttraumatic Stress in Adults: A Theoretical Review.” Psychomusicology vol. 27,4 (2017): 334-342) which have a positive impact on cognitive, emotional, behavioral and physiological levels.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Keynote)
Subjects: Medicine and health
Depositing User: Emilie Capulet
Date Deposited: 05 Nov 2019 20:42
Last Modified: 28 Aug 2021 07:11
URI: https://repository.uwl.ac.uk/id/eprint/6512

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