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Instru(mental)

Summary: How and why does music impact human behavior? Each episode we dive into music psychology and music science research from a music therapist's perspective. Come away with practical tips for how you can apply what you learn about music into your everyday life.Find more information on the research articles and music included in each episode at our website, www.InstrumentalPodcast.com. Follow us on Twitter (@instrumentalpod) and Facebook for the latest news and updates!

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 Bridging Music Therapy/Cognition [Interview with Daniel Goldschmidt] | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2187

How can the fields of music therapy and music cognition strengthen each other? This episode features a conversation with music therapist Daniel Goldschmidt (@danielnnz) on a wide range of topics about bridging these two disciplines including:What it's...

 Drumming and Prosody [Interview with Jessica Riley] | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2979

This episode features an interview with Jessica Riley, a soon-to-be music therapist who started her career in music neuroscience. We talk about how Jessica first got involved in music science research and how she’s applied her research skills to help...

 The Auditory Pathway | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1114

How do our ears and brains take in and process sound? This episode covers the basics of how we hear starting with sound wave all the way to the primary auditory cortex. Learn how music therapists work with individuals who are hard of hearing and how to...

 Melody vs. Lyrics and Emotional Intensity | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1069

How can individual musical elements impact our music listening experiences? This episode is a quick dive into how melody and lyrics in a song impact the emotional intensity of music. Learn how you can make more strategic music choices by becoming...

 Music-Evoked Autobiographical Memories | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1851

How do certain songs become intertwined with our personal memories? This episode explores the musical reminiscence bump, how our musical preferences may be influenced by our parents, and the neurologic mechanisms behind music-evoked autobiographical...

 Music, Rewards, and Dopamine | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1837

Does music release dopamine? And how can music be interpreted as a reward? This episode uncovers how reward circuitry in our brain can be activated when we listen to music. Learn how the interactions between music and dopamine contribute to...

 Congenital Amusia | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1859

Why are some people tone deaf? This episode explores a musical disorder called congenital amusia, in which people have trouble processing the pitch and melodic structures of music. Learn the neurologic disconnect in amusic brains, what amusia can tell...

 Music and Dying | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1992

How does music help us deal with death? This episode covers research that gives us insights into how music can lessen death anxiety and then discusses three ways that music is used in hospice care to support individuals at the end of life. Takeaways...

 Personality and Music Preference | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1779

Do our musical tastes reflect our personalities? This episode dives into research about how the Big Five personality factors might influence what music we like. Along the way, learn what you may able to know about a person after hearing their favorite...

 Music and Shopping Behavior | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 739

Can music impact how we shop? This mini-episode explores how music can unconsciously influence our decisions of what to buy and how much money we spend in retail settings. Get the highlights of how music can impact our associations with products, change...

 Music, Movement, and Exercise | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1650

How does music impact how we move? Can music help us exercise more efficiently? This episode dives into research that explains what's happening in your spinal cord and brain when you're listening to music during a run or at the gym. This episode...

 Infant Music Perception | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1420

How do babies perceive music? Infants aren't blank musical slates, they're actually pretty sophisticated music listeners. This episode highlights how we're all built to process music from birth, and how this innate musicality helps medically fragile...

 The Mozart Effect (That's Not a Thing) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1357

The Mozart effect has gotten a lot of hype (and criticism) the past few decades...what's the real story? This episode breaks down the research that led to the Mozart effect being debunked. Even though those Mozart baby CDs won't make your baby smarter,...

 Musical Entrainment and Social Bonding | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1712

Music often brings people together whether through dancing, choirs, or bands. How exactly does music help build stronger relationships, even among strangers? This episode dives into research behind musical entrainment and how synchronizing with another...

 Music and Emotion Induction | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1514

Why does music impact our emotions so powerfully?

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