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Music and well-being

  1. It is known that persons with dementia (PWD) suffer a variety of difficulties, with increased agitation as well as lowered mood, focus and lucidity being amongst their greatest challenges. Caregivers are also ...

    Authors: Jane W Davidson and Renita A Almeida

    Citation: Psychology of Well-Being 2014 4:24

    Content type: Research

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  2. In this article we consider how the question of what music can or cannot do is linked to the kind of light cast upon musical engagement and its outcomes.

    Authors: Tia DeNora and Gary Ansdell

    Citation: Psychology of Well-Being 2014 4:23

    Content type: Research

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  3. Musical behavior has been shown to reflect broader individual differences. However, despite the prevalence of music in the lives of young people little is known about the mechanisms through which adolescents’ ...

    Authors: Suvi Saarikallio, Jonna Vuoskoski and Geoff Luck

    Citation: Psychology of Well-Being 2014 4:21

    Content type: Research

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  4. There is an expanding field of research into how making or listening to music can improve wellbeing. As a spontaneous, social, creative nonverbal process unfolding in real time, musical improvisation between i...

    Authors: Raymond AR MacDonald and Graeme B Wilson

    Citation: Psychology of Well-Being 2014 4:20

    Content type: Review

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  5. Students with a strong sense of competence in musical skills and control over their physical and psychological well-being enhance their capacity to exceed their average level of performance and achieve an opti...

    Authors: Margaret S Osborne, Don J Greene and Don T Immel

    Citation: Psychology of Well-Being 2014 4:18

    Content type: Research

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