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Music, Mind and Medicine

Most of us hear some form of music every day, and it is a powerful trigger of emotional memories. But what exactly is it? Our lesser-known issue from 2009 about music and its longstanding role in our physical and mental health has now been reviewed and updated. Join us as we attempt to find out more about music's powerful impact through articles, lesson ideas and an audio library full of fascinating sounds.

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