Changes in observed phatic behaviors, such as movements or vocal pitch during music interaction therapy could provide markers for a person's mental state and help therapists to diagnose and monitor depression in patients.
Musical therapy can help to improve fine motor skills in patients with Parkinson's disease.
A new study reports children on the autism spectrum who participate in musical activities have significantly improved social communication skills than those who are not exposed to music therapy.
Researchers investigate why listening to music socially has benefits, and when it my amplify negative emotions.
According to researchers, embarking in physical activity makes people appreciate the musical sounds they produce more, even if the sounds do not correspond with their personal musical tastes.
A new study reports music therapy can help to reduce depressive symptoms in children and teens with emotional and behavioral problems.
Music therapy may help reduce pain and anxiety for those undergoing a biopsy for breast cancer, researchers report.
Researchers have published evidence that singing can have beneficial effects for people with Parkinson's disease.
The type of music you prefer to listen to can tell others a lot about your personality and thinking styles, researchers say.