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