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Music, Health and Wellbeing


It is generally accepted that music has a positive effect on a person’s health and wellbeing. There is even evidence that music was used as part of healing rituals as far back as Palaeolithic times. But it’s only in the last couple of decades that proper scientific research has been conducted.

Learn more about how Dr. Daisy Fancourt and associates have been proving the physiological benefits of music by watching the video below to earn this badge.

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This video has been kindly provided by the Center for Performance Science at the Royal College of Music and Imperial College.

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