Tag Archives: Sounds

Self-Care: How Ambient, Religious and Natural Sounds Can Mend and Soothe

by Laura Hanke Since its origins in the early twentieth century with the likes of Erik Satie, ambient music has evolved steadfastly, becoming a mainstay in film soundtracks, television programmes and an accomplished genre in its own right. After Brian Eno coined the phrase “ambient music” in the mid-seventies, the genre has been interwoven with… Read More »

Flashing Lights and Sounds Improve Memory and Learning Skills in Mice

Video A scan of a mouse’s brain showing that some Alzheimer’s-like plaques dissipated after the mouse saw flashing lights and heard clicking sounds. Video by Picower Institute for Learning and Memory, M.I.T.Credit Could people’s eyes and ears help fix the damage Alzheimer’s disease does to the brain? Just by looking at flashing light and listening… Read More »