Re: Sound therapy


Subject: Re: Sound therapy
From: John Nowak (john_nowak@mac.com)
Date: Wed Jun 09 2004 - 11:32:50 EDT


On Jun 9, 2004, at 11:14 AM, Nadene wrote:

> Just to add more to the mix
>
> I wouldn't totally discount the role of sound and how our bodies
> react/process it. A person who has ADHD or a learning disability or
> some other neurological disfunction processes sound quite differently
> and it can be quite taxing on these individuals. I believe sound in
> fact plays a very large role in how the "normal" individual navigates
> through his/her everyday dilemmas and stress.
>
> Of course there are always the practitioners who'll do anything for a
> buck, but there are also those that have done much research and can
> verify their results scientifically.
> http://www.tomatis.com/English/Articles/research.html

Music can definitely impact someone in a strong way. After listening to
certain kinds of music for extended periods (I still love Merzbow), I
feel I can think more clearly, and I am much less likely to be
agitated. I actually find that the more aggressive and noisy the
material is, the more numb I become. Likewise, listening to The
Unicorns has be hopping around and kissing boys, and listening to John
Cage has be flipping a coin to decide on breakfast.

- John



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