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If a tune has ever transported you back to a specific time and place from your past, you may already be aware of the powerful tie between music and memories. One Gardner-Webb University professor recently shared insights on the benefits of music therapy for people battling memory disorders, including dementia and Alzheimer’s. “Music provides a valuable set of constructs to help people of any age increase their capacity for memory and awareness,” shared Dr. Mark Cole, GWU Assistant Professor of Music Education and Director of Bands.
WGWG: Music and Memory: Dr. Mark Cole discusses the way music is used to help those with dementia
Dr. Mark Cole, music therapy
Office of University Communications, "GWU Music Professor Shares Insights on Benefits of Music Therapy" (2017). Gardner-Webb NewsCenter Archive. 616.