Learning to make music in older adulthood : a mixed-methods exploration of impacts on wellbeing

@inproceedings{Perkins2014LearningTM,
  title={Learning to make music in older adulthood : a mixed-methods exploration of impacts on wellbeing},
  author={Rosie Perkins and Aaron Williamon},
  year={2014}
}
Building on burgeoning research in the field of arts and health, this article explores the role that learning music plays in enhancing wellbeing in older adulthood. Despite an increasing focus on the role of learning in supporting mental wellbeing, there is strikingly little research that examines this in relation to music, or that explores wellbeing as a subjective phenomenon captured through mixed-methods enquiry. This research addresses this gap through two interrelated studies. Study 1… CONTINUE READING

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