Thursday, November 19, 2009

Bend a knotted oak

The Wall Street Journal recently published a fascinating article about the uses of music in the treatment of sufferers from dementia and Alzheimers disease. A Key for Unlocking Memories explains how music therapy is helping these patients by reaching them in a way that other forms of communication can't.

"Music hath charms to sooth a savage beast, to soften rocks or bend a knotted oak"
William Congreve

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