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Over the last few decades, a growing amount of research has suggested that dyslexics have particular difficulties with skills involving accurate or rapid timing, including musical timing skills. It has been hypothesised that music training may be able to remediate such timing difficulties, and have a positive effect on fundamental perceptual skills that are(More)
In the age of the Internet and with the dramatic proliferation of mobile listening technologies, music has unprecedented global distribution and embeddedness in people's lives. It is a source of intense experiences of both the most intimate and solitary, and public and collective, kinds - from an individual with their smartphone and headphones, to(More)
Both acute and chronic hepatic insufficiency can result in lactate accumulation and lactic acidosis; data from both types of patients were compared. In the chronic group, an acute precipitating event was identified in seven of nine subjects. Four had sepsis and three had gastrointestinal hemorrhage. In these patients, results from most tests of hepatic(More)
Moving to music is an essential human pleasure particularly related to musical groove. Structurally, music associated with groove is often characterised by rhythmic complexity in the form of syncopation, frequently observed in musical styles such as funk, hip-hop and electronic dance music. Structural complexity has been related to positive affect in music(More)
In musical performance, bodily gestures play an important role in communicating expressive intentions to audiences. Although previous studies have demonstrated that visual information can have an effect on the perceived expressivity of musical performances, the investigation of audiovisual interactions has been held back by the technical difficulties(More)
Peripheral arterial and venous whole blood amino acid concentrations were determined in four groups of subjects after an overnight fast 1) normal people, 2) patients with cancer who had not lost body weight, 3) subjects with cancer who had lost more than 20% of body weight and 4) patients who had lost more than 20% of body weight from diminished intake due(More)
Free amino acid levels were determined in the blood of patients undergoing parenteral alimentation. During amino acid infusions, alanine, valine, glycine, isoleucine, leucine, proline, threonine, serine, methionine, phenylalanine, and lysine levels increased. Bivariate regression analysis was then done to determine the average rise in each amino acid when 1(More)