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Avoid forum like reboot product "Discourse"
by Hawke Robinson published Nov 17, 2016 last modified Nov 17, 2016 10:41 PM — filed under: ,
This is a tangent for this site, but since it is related to community forum, in case anyone was considering using's forum-like product Discourse, I recommend avoiding using the product.
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Dropping Listing for Spokane Music Therapy Community
by Hawke Robinson published Aug 24, 2019 last modified Aug 24, 2019 04:40 PM — filed under:
Due to yet another price increase, and very little benefit from using, we will be dropping them August 2019. Here is information on how to keep getting updates about the latest American Sign Language meetings and events in the greater Spokane area.
Music Therapy & Trauma
by Hawke Robinson published Apr 04, 2016 — filed under:
An interesting article stub about how using Music Therapy may be a better modality for some clients when addressing trauma.
Human pleasure seeking, preconceptions, and music
by Hawke Robinson published Mar 14, 2016 — filed under:
Big Picture Science has an interesting segment on seeking pleasure, how one's experience of pleasure caries significantly based on preconceptions, and the mystery of why music is pleasurable.
PBS News Hour on The Healing Power of Music Therapy
by Hawke Robinson published Mar 14, 2016 — filed under:
Here is a well done short overview on music therapy by the PBS News Hour.
How Music Training Primes Nervous System and Boosts Learning
by Hawke Robinson published Mar 14, 2016 last modified Mar 14, 2016 01:35 PM — filed under:
ScienceDaily (July 20, 2010) — Those ubiquitous wires connecting listeners to you-name-the-sounds from invisible MP3 players -- whether of Bach, Miles Davis or, more likely today, Lady Gaga -- only hint at music's effect on the soul throughout the ages. Archived here in case the article disappears.
Ruben's Flaming Tube
by Hawke Robinson published Mar 14, 2016 last modified Mar 14, 2016 01:24 PM — filed under:
Very cool visualization of sound waves (and music) by flame!
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Parrots, Elephants, and Humans CAN dance.
by Hawke Robinson published Mar 14, 2016 — filed under:
From NPR: "Two famous parrots and a bevy of YouTube videos have now convinced scientists that people aren't the only ones who can groove to a musical beat."
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Musicians’ Brains Stay Sharp as They Age
by Hawke Robinson published Mar 14, 2016 — filed under:
While it is known that practicing music repeatedly changes the organization of the brain, it is not clear if these changes can correlate musical abilities with non-musical abilities. The study of 70 older participants, with different musical experience over their lifetimes, provides a connection between musical activity and mental balance in old age. “The results of this preliminary study revealed that participants with at least 10 years of musical experience (high activity musicians) had better performance in nonverbal memory, naming, and executive processes in advanced age relative to non-musicians." This article is archived here in case it disappears.
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