Entries by John Groves

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The “Power” Of Music

Writer: Imogen N. Clark, Felicity A. Baker & Nicholas F. Taylor Source: Nordic Journal of Music Therapy (2016), 25:1, 76-104 Content: This study is a review of 23 theoretical texts representing three contexts: therapeutic outcomes, sports and exercise performance, and auditory-motor processing. The findings consistently categorised music as a true motivator in physical activities, and […]

Music Proved To Be A Versatile Means For Mood Regulation

Writer: Suvi Saarikallio & Jaakko Erkkilä Source: Society for Education, Music and Psychology Research vol 35(1): 88‒109 Content: The study explored the aspect of music as a tool for mood regulations in adulthood. The findings suggested increasing and restoring of well-being, and also made the participants’ emotional life more varied and colourful. The underlying motivation […]

How Frequencies of Nature Affect Us Humans

Writer: Michael A. Persinger Source: International Letters of Chemistry, Physics and Astronomy Online: 2014-03-12 ISSN: 2299-3843, Vol. 30, pp 24-32 Content: Schumanns Resonance is a cluster of different frequencies, which are known to have a significant effect on the human brain. These frequencies are found within the evolutionary process of developed organisms but also in […]

Successful Brainwave Entrainment

Writer: G. Papagiannakis, E. Argento, E. Baka, M. Maniadakis, P. Trahanias Source: Foundation for research and technology – Hellas (FORTH) Institute of computer science, Technical Report Nr. 458 Content: The study acknowledges the hypnotic effects of binaural beats, but states that they are less effective in achieving brain entrainment. Isochronic tones, however, seem to be […]

Brainwave Entrainment As Therapeutic Tool

Writer: Tina L. Huang, Phd. Visiting assistant professor at the Ohio State University at Newark Department of psychology, research director at Transparent Corporation. Source: Alternative therapies in health and medicine, September/October 2008, link from Inergy Mind Spas. Content: This scientific review by Tina L. Huang, Phd. professor at the Ohio State University suggests that BrainWave […]

Evaluation Of ASMR Triggers In Regards To Their Medical Use

Writer: Barrat, Emma L. & Davis, Nick J. Source: Distributed under Creative Commons CC-BY 4.0 by the Department of Psychology, Swansea University, Swansea, United Kingdom Content: ASMR needs to be triggered by different practises (or productions) of sounds. The scientists in the UK named and prioritised these triggers, and evaluated their uses in terms of chronic […]

In 60 Days To Stress-Relief And Better Life Quality

Writer: Helané Wahbeh, N.D., Carlo Calabrese, N.D., and Heather Zwickey, Ph.D. Source: The journal of alternative and complementary medicine (2006) Volume 13, Number 1, 2007, pp. 25–32 Content: Binaural beats are existent in a variety of frequency ranges. This study focused on the delta frequency, which is a very low frequency (0 – 4 Hz). Although […]

While You Perform: Change Your Mood With Binaural Beats!

Writer: James D. Lane, Stefan J. Kasian, Justin E. Owens and Gail R. Marsh* Source: Journal of Physiology & Behavior (1998) Vol. 63, No. 2, pp. 249–252 Content: This study tested 180 participants on theta/delta and beta frequency ranges. While the different frequency ranges had different effects on the listeners, the overall conclusion of this […]

Anxiety Relief From Binaural Beats Reported In Several Scientific Studies

Writer: Leila Chaieb, Elke Caroline Wilpert, Thomas P. Reber and Juergen Fell. Department of Epileptology, University of Bonn, Germany Source: Frontiers in Psychiatry. Published 12.05.2015 (found on epileptologie-bonn.de) Content: Several independent studies on the effects of Binaural Beats all report the same: Binaural Beats are able to reduce the feeling of anxiety. This is great […]