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Fact Document
Sources (please use MLA format)
Source for Music as an educational tool:
Castro Hachmeister, Jeanette. "Music as a Teaching Tool." Listening and Spoken
Language Knowledge Center. N.p., July-Aug. 2010. Web. 06 Nov. 2014.

Source for Music as a medical or therapeutic device:

Novotney, Amy. "Music as Medicine." Http:// N.p., Nov. 2013.
Web. 06 Nov. 2014. <>.
Therapeutic:"Music Therapy: A Powerful Medicine." Mission Health. N.p., n.d.
Web. 07
Nov. 2014.

Source for Music as a mood and quality of life enhancer:

Changizi, Mark. "Why Does Music Make Us Feel?" Scientific American Global RSS.
N.p., 15 Sept. 2009. Web. 06 Nov. 2014.
Landau, Elizabeth. "This Is Your Brain on Music." CNN. Cable News Network, 01 Jan.
1970. Web. 05 Nov. 2014.
Magar, Prashant. "How Does Music Affect the Brain?" Buzzle., 18 July
2013. Web. 06 Nov. 2014.
Source for Synesthesia:
"Neuroscience for Kids - Synesthesia." Neuroscience for Kids - Synesthesia. N.p., n.d.
Web. 05 Nov. 2014. <>.

How does music work as a tool to educate?
In education, theres a lot of disabilities and music is a way to help those
kids or adults during their education journal. It helps them giving them an
exciting mood to learn or anything educational.
Why is music an effective educational tool?
Music is an effective education tool because it retains information that we
probably forgot would be return from music. Another thing that it helps
students to work on their own pace with work instead of getting rushed by
other students or maybe teachers. Plus, it helps with other peoples
reading, reading comprehension, spelling, mathematical reasoning,
numerical operations and listening skills/tasks.
What is happening in the brain when a person listens to music?
In the brain when a person listens to music, something that connection to
the nucleus accumbens which is called superior temporal gyrus. We listen
to music has an insight and the type of music can be different on the
different parts of life.
What chemicals are responsible for producing/regulating emotions?
Chemicals, responsible for producing/regulation emotions, are Dopamine
and Serotonin.
How do those chemicals react to musical stimuli?
These chemicals react to musical stimuli by getting your mind to use a part
of it which is called ventral striatum, which causes us as humans to get
pleasure from it. Another thing that the chemicals react to the musical
stimuli is makes something called a large spike in your Serotonin levels,
which helps with moods and stress.
What is music therapy?

Music therapy is to help patients to motivative, calm ourselves, illness and

more. The reason that it would work from our minds being influences our
mind and body. Another reason that music therapy is common by changing
our feelings or mind set.
What types of medical conditions can music therapy be used for?
The types of medical conditions can music therapy be used for anxiety, to
seizures, ADD, depression, insomnia depression and more. While, we can
positive thinking/mood, skills that are important in life and more.
How can music enhance mood or quality of life?
Many things that music enhance mood or quality of life such as help with
stress and anxiety, which we get from school,home, work, friends, family
and more. Another thing that music can lighten up mood or take a long run
because it can help me focus on life and other things.
What is synesthesia?
Synesthesia is something that hearing, that forces is eye slight. Another
thing of synesthesia is that works with the brain by joining letters, peoples
names or shapes/smell color or favor.