Sunday, July 4, 2010

Music and auditory training

Anatomy of the human ear.Image via Wikipedia

Why use music in AT? Music a (auditory training) nd speech represent the most cognitively complex uses of acoustic information by humans and both take advantage of the dynamic modulation of acoustic parameters.Music activates a widespread bilateral network of brain regions (frontal, temporal, parietal, and subcortical) related to attention, working memory, semantic and syntactic processing, motor functions, and emotional processing.  seems to enhance various functions, including attention, learning, communication, and memory. Therefore, it offers considerable potential in neurorehabilitation."

CAPD and music:  Music can help in CAPD therapy.
Music and auditory training : The Hearing Journal:
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