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Music in Mind

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Travis Goffredo

on 31 May 2013

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Music In Mind Essential Question: Topic: The impact music has on the human brain. Are the effects of music on the human brain strong enough to help prevent or reduce the effects of brain destroying diseases such as Alzheimers and Dementia? By: Travis John Goffredo Inspiration How can music affect/effect the human brain??? Prenatal Development and Sound For example... Wiggle, wiggle, wiggle wiggle, wiggle...... How about that Hippocampus? This portion of the brain controls and stores:
Short term memory
Long term memory
Integrates sensory information Music and Memory Musical stimulation But what happens when we get older? Aging minds Alzheimers Disease Dementia Causes:
Depression
Alchoholism
Destroyed Neuron connections
Extreme head injuries 7 Stages of Dementia: Treatment......... NONE! ....However prescribed medications include.. Travis J Goffredo
English 4 Period 1 Thank you all for Listening and watching my presentation. I HOPE YOU ALL ENJOYED!!! Callabrex
Donepezil (Aricept)
Rivastigmine (Exelon)
Galantamine (Razadyne) All of which reduce the deterioration of Cholinesterase. What can do from here?? Terrible diseases,
No cure,
our brains are cooked! What about music?? The wonders of musical therapy !SOUND! PET SCANS * Easily accessible
* Revitalizes the Brain
* Recreational music programs
A true miracle... Now what can we do *Buy your grand parents an Ipod shuffle (music is FREE)
*Learn a new instrument yourself ITS NOT TOO LATE!
*Support community music programs for all ages.
*Encourage everyone you want to remember you in 50 years to... "SUN DOWN" Syndrome Play! Listen! Learn! THEN....... ROCK OUT WITH YO GRANDMA!!!! "...[W]e lose sight of how powerful melody and rhythm can be in the realm of medicine, particularly with respect to Alzheimer's patients and their caregivers... nursing homes and hospitals are finding that working with a music therapist can make a big difference..."
- C. Gorman. Time, November 14, 2005
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