We use a musical ear, and, very accurate, constantly. Without it, we wouldn’t recognize people by their voices. But we can tell a lot more about our interlocutor by the voice. It allows us to determine the mood of the person we are talking to, whether we can trust them, and much more. Nonverbal, that is, non-verbal, characteristics of speech sometimes give us much more information than spoken words.
Is it possible to say that someone does not have a musical ear? Of course not! Every person who has learned to speak independently has a musical ear. Continue reading
The healing effect of music on living organisms was noticed at the dawn of civilization. Pythagoras was the first to evaluate the therapeutic effect of sounds. By the way, he also proposed the concept of “musical medicine”. The healing effect of music on the human body was noticed at the dawn of civilization. The use of musical art for therapeutic purposes is described in ancient papyri and the Bible. Music affects the human body comprehensively. While listening to music, the brain reacts to it by activating several areas. The processing of musical information is influenced by a person’s visual, tactile, and emotional experience. Continue reading