Dance to the Music

Dance to the Music

Moving to music sheds stress, eases pain, and even sharpens the brain.

Applause: Children, Music & Social Change

By Marilyn Price-Mitchell Ph.D.
How music improves the lives of children.

Snowball, the Dancing Cockatoo

By Henkjan Honing Ph.D.
Is he listening or imitating?

Field Test: Hello Darkness, My New Friend

By Lauren F. Friedman
Music seems to be getting sadder. Are we?

Dance So There Is a Tomorrow!

By Jenni Ogden Ph.D.
Dancing is the best leisure activity to delay cognitive decline and dementia.

From Beyonce to Sousa: The Power of a Beat

By Kimberly Sena Moore Ph.D.
Our body moves to rhythm. We can't help it.

Why We Love Music—and Freud Despised It

By Stephen A Diamond Ph.D.
Did the father of psychoanalysis suffer from music phobia?

They Call That Dancing?!

By Eileen Kennedy-Moore Ph.D.
Can grinding at high school dances be stopped?

Case Study: The Beat Goes On

By Wendy Paris
Music moves people with motor disorders.

Mmm... The Way You Move Me

By Robert Evans Wilson Jr.
Music plucks our emotions like a guitar string