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Exercising To Music Found To Boost Brain Power

...provement on the verbal fluency test doubled after listening to music on the treadmills. Thus specialists say...ect effect on cognitive ability. On the other hand listening to music may influence cognitive function through different pathways in the brain. The combination o...

Baby Talking Is Good For Your Child

... actually helps him grasp the language faster than listening to normal adult talk. Baby talk or infant directed (ID) speech helps in distinguishing the words from fluent speech. In the experiments conducted by the researchers infants were able to distinguish words from nonsense sentences after exposure to inf...

Hearing Problems Of Middle Age Are Affecting The Younger Generation

...'s exposure to amplified sound and use of personal listening systems, such as cell phones and portable music de...up the volume too much when watching television or listening to music? 4) Do you have difficulty following conversation in a noisy environment? 5) Do you avoid...

Taking Music Lesson To Reduce Stress

...ze their breathing with musical phrases. Passive listening to music initially induces varying levels of arousal, proportional to the tempo, say the authors, while calm is induced by slower rhythms or pauses. The researchers suggest that this could therefore be helpful in heart disease and stroke. Source: Ne...

New Research To Study Brain Changes In Premature Births

... brain while children carry out activities such as listening to, or forming speech. The researchers are confident that the results of the study will help to reduce the difficulties these premature babies face in their adulthood. The study will also lead to discovery of new early diagnostic tools which can he...

Attention Breakdown Is The Harbinger Of Alzheimer's Disease

...ychological testing technique know as the dichotic listening task. The study confirms that very early in the disease, people have problems with selective attention. This problem, although not as obvious as memory loss, may also explain why early-stage patients start to struggle with everyday tasks that call fo...

Driving While Using A Mobile Phone May Be Dangerous

...on and even inattention. It cannot be compared to, listening to a radio program wherein a person is not obliged to respond to questions. It may take about 300 milliseconds while responding to a single stimulus, which will rise to 800 milliseconds when an additional task is added. None of the volunteers were ...

Silence Can Be Heard

...e). The brain is activated in people when they are listening out for a sound. Pierre Fonlupt and Julien Voisi...nce Imaging. // It showed that they were actually listening to silence and also listen for the possibility of a sound. The participants were informed that th...

MP3s And iPods Can Damage Hearing

...ned that the improper usage of MP3 and iPods, like listening to music at high decibels can contribute towards affecting the hearing capabilities of a person. // The University of Michigan’s Director of Audiology Paul R. Kileny revealed that such devices are not inherently unhealthy and will inflict damage only...

Apple Accused Of Causing Hearing Impairment

...ologists have repeatedly warned that even moderate listening to digital music players at high levels can severely damage hearing and Patterson claims that the iPods are inherently defective in design and are not sufficiently adorned with adequate warnings. Though the iPod's user's manual does include a warni...

Rajasthan Plans To Run Christian Institutions

...participation, periodical written tests and simple listening comprehension tests may be tried for Class VII and VIII. In the case of Class VI it could be only an oral test. source(IANS)...

Sensing The Health Hazard MP3 Makers Tone Down The Volume

...s. The ASHA said having the volume up too loud and listening for too long were the main causes of hearing loss....n if young people don't believe it. "I have been listening to music this way for a long time and I don't have any hearing loss," said Manks. She refuses to lis...

Rising in career top charts is Medical transcription

...kills but not necessarily spoken skills, with good listening skills to comprehend the US English accent, computer and word-processing software knowledge , good typing skills, with an excellent concentration and an eye for detail are added strengths. Medical Transcription is an interesting and rewarding caree...

Caffeine Makes People Persuade Easily

...heir persuasion and ideas when they do things like listening to advertisements or a political speech on the radio or TV, reading a film review, or in a business meeting to discuss work-related issues. Instrumental process like changing the attitude was also confirmed from the previous research with caffeine ...

Attending Church Has a Positive Effect on the Elderly

...aying, singing, interacting with the congregation, listening to sermons, and the like. The present study's author, Dr. Neal Krause of the University of Michigan, discovered that having church-based social relationships provides the greatest benefit. He compared survey responses from three groups of Americans...

Study Show Positive Affect Of Music On Intelligence, Mental Health, & Immune System

...at this assertion and their findings indicate that listening to any music that is personally enjoyable has positive effects on cognition. In addition, the use of music to enhance memory is explored and research suggests that musical recitation enhances the coding of information by activating neural networks in...

Sound Separated into Sound Frequencies

...in separates sound mixtures in our typically noisy listening environment. In the new fMRI study, scientists went beyond identifying individual auditory cortex fields (ACFs); earlier studies had predicted those findings. The researchers also created frequency maps for most of these fields. At first, they mapp...

Family, Books Best Stress-busters for Indian CEOs

...he airport lounges), spending time with family and listening to music were cited as the three main stress-busters. Yoga is catching up fast among the corporate leaders, while the good old habit of playing golf has taken a backseat," the survey states. Of the stress relievers, books were favoured by 55 percen...

Phone Calls Lend Vital Support to Moms of Mentally Ill Children

...r said. The mothers know that someone cares and is listening to their concerns.' (Source: Newswise)...

Loud MP3 Music Can Damage Hearing

...n the ear, a sure sign of damage to hearing, after listening to loud music. 28 percent of those polled said hey...nding was that almost 40 percent were unaware that listening to loud music on a personal music player could hurt their hearing. Noise levels exceeding 105 deci...

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