Category Archives: singing

Bobby McFerrin makes an audience sing

Ted has announced the speakers for the 2011 Ted Conference by creating A Taste of Ted 2011, a playlist of videos from the 2011 Ted speakers. They’ve included Bobby McFerrin’s appearance at the World Science Festival in 2009.  While this … Continue reading

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Why Do We Remember Old Pop Songs But Forget Where Our Keys Are?

Daniel Levitin talks about what music can tell us about memory.

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From singing to speaking: facilitating recovery from nonfluent aphasia.

Authors: Gottfried Schlaug, Andrea Norton, Sarah Marchina, Lauryn Zipse, and Catherine Y Wan Publication: Future Neurology Publication volume & date: 2010 September; 5(5): 657–665. Link to full text:  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2982746/ Abridged Abstract:  …patients with severe nonfluent aphasia are better at singing lyrics … Continue reading

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