Neurobiological Aspects of Neurologic Music Therapy

  title={Neurobiological Aspects of Neurologic Music Therapy},
  author={Eckart Altenm{\"u}ller and Gottfried Schlaug},
Making music is a powerful way of engaging multisensory and motor networks, inducing changes within these networks and linking together distant brain regions. These multimodal effects of music making together with music’s ability to tap into the emotion and reward system in the brain can be used to facilitate therapy and rehabilitation of neurological disorders. In this article, we review shortand long-term effects of listening to music and making music on functional networks and structural… CONTINUE READING
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