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Music: Social Impacts, Health Benefits and Perspectives
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Editors: Peti Simon and Tamas Szabo
Book Description:
In this book, the authors present current research in the study of the societal impacts, health benefits and new perspectives on music. Topics discussed include the role of musical leisure activities in dementia care; listening to music as a noninvasive pain intervention; evidence-based music for human health; the role of musical stimuli in dopaminergic brain function; music and cognitive processing of emotions; music therapy and an analysis of music pedagogy, the professional musician, and the music business; music education and transfer of learning; perspectives on music as a lifelong resource of happiness; Sakara music and its relation to life issues in Nigeria; health benefits for the mother and child from music intervention in pregnancy; music as a political force in Islamist organizations; the benefits of music on health and athletic performance; and songwriting and improvisation in acute psychiatry. (Imprint: Nova)

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Chapter 1 - Evidence-Based Music for Human Health (pp. 1-60)
Authors / Editors: (Yuki Tanaka, Hiroki Nogawa)

Chapter 2 - Role of Musical Leisure Activities in Dementia Care: Applicability and Benefits Perceived by Caregivers (pp. 61-82)
Authors / Editors: (Teppo Särkämö, Sari Laitinen, Ava Numminen, Merja Kurki, Pekka Rantanen, Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Institute of Behavioural Sciences, University of Helsinki, Finland, and others)

Chapter 3 - Role of Musical Stimuli in Dopaminergic Brain Function (pp. 83-104)
Authors / Editors: (Kayo Akiyama, Den’etsu Sutoo, Institute of Medical Science, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan)
***Open Access Chapter. Free Download Available***

Chapter 4 - Listening to Music as a Noninvasive Pain Intervention (pp. 105-130)
Authors / Editors: (Shih-Tzu Huang, Marion Good, Central Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taichung City, Taiwan, and others)

Chapter 5 - Music and Cognitive Processing of Emotions: Individual Differences and Psychopathology (pp. 131-148)
Authors / Editors: (Anne Weisgerber, Marie Bayot, Eric Constant, Nicolas Vermeulen, Psychological Sciences Research Institute (IPSY), Université catholique de Louvain (UCLouvain), Belgium, and others)

Chapter 6 - Music Education and Transfer of Learning (pp. 149-166)
Authors / Editors: (Michele Biasutti, Eleonora Concina, FISPPA, University of Padova, Italy)

Chapter 7 - A Brief Anti-Oppressive Analysis of Music Pedagogy, the Professional Musician, and the Music Business: A Case for Music Therapy (pp. 167-182)
Authors / Editors: (Sue Baines, Music and Health Research Group, Irish World Academy of Music and Dance, University of Limerick, Ireland, and others)

Chapter 8 - The Art of Happiness: Perspectives on Music as a Lifelong Resource (pp. 183-198)
Authors / Editors: (Emanuele Ferrari, Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca, Italy)
***Open Access Chapter. Free Download Available***

Chapter 9 - Sakara Music and Presentation of Life Issues: A Critical Discourse Analysis of Yusuf Olatunji’s Yegede (pp. 199-216)
Authors / Editors: (Adesina B. Sunday, Department of English, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria)

Chapter 10 - Health Benefits for the Mother and Child from Music Intervention in Pregnancy (pp. 217-232)
Authors / Editors: (T. Ventura, M.C. Gomes, M.T. Neto, Hospital Center of Central Lisbon, Hospital Dona Estefânia, Lisbon, Portugal, and others)

Chapter 11 - ‘Music’ as a Political Force in Islamist Organisations (pp. 233-244)
Authors / Editors: (Carin Berg, Global Studies, University of Gothenburg, Sweden)

Chapter 12 - Benefits of Music on Health and Athletic Performance (pp. 245-260)
Authors / Editors: (Hamdi Chtourou, Research Laboratory ''Sport Performance Optimization'' National Centre of Medicine and Science in Sports (CNMSS), Tunis, Tunisia)

Chapter 13 - Songwriting and Improvisation in Acute Psychiatry: Clinical Considerations (pp. 261-270)
Authors / Editors: (Kylie Morgan, Roger Bartrop, Discipline of Psychiatry, Sydney Medical School-Northern, Royal North Shore Hospital, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, and others)

      Fine Arts, Music and Literature
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2013
   Pages: 299, 7x10 - (NBC-R)
   ISBN: 978-1-62808-144-2
   Status: AV
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