On February 14, 2012 NEOtropolis covered "The Languages of Expression". The "What's the Big Idea?" segment talked about the power of music in the workplace - and beyond.
Usually we think of music as pleasant or entertaining. Well, it can be both of those things and much, much more. Like the power of the smile, expression through music transcends language. Science is telling us that music is essential to physical & cognitive health, and that it can be a useful tool in the workplace.
Below are the articles and resources mentioned during the segment.
("Bonus" - If you watched the show, you witnessed that technology daemons within an electronic keyboard robbed host Luke Frazier and contributor Craig James from their chance to play a masterpiece live on the show. At the bottom of this page is a rare opportunity to witness a "behind the scenes" green room prologue of the masterful (?) performance)
Music and Brain Health Links:
Music Moves the Brain to Pay Attention from Stanford University
A Northeast Ohio gem and a nationally renown Music Therapy department at:
Music in The Workplace:
Luke, Craig & Music - Prologue:
As Luke says, "We will not be denied!"
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The above are not necessarily the views of NEOtropolis or Western Reserve PBS. Rather, the above post has been produced by and are the views of this author, related to topics he may discuss as a contributor on NEOtropolis. Further, the fabulous prologue video is not a production of Western Reserve PBS, but rather an impromptu video capture via iPhone courtesy Sea James.