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Music Benefits for Vegetative and Dementia Patients

PBS Newshour has a nice update on the power of music to reach dementia patients and even patients in a vegetative state. Yet, disturbingly, this also highlights the high PVS misdiagnosis rate. Read more detail on Recent Health Care Law … Continue reading

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The Immigration Story Behind The Sound of Music

The hills are alive, with the sound of music. At least they were last night when ABC aired the Rogers and Hammerstein classic, The Sound of Music. Did you know that the movie is fictionalized version of the memoir penned… … Continue reading

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Tips To Help You Be A More Efficient Parent

It is important for your children to have a realistic view of life’s challenges. Talk to your child about age-appropriate problems and ask how he or she would handle them. This will help your child develop useful problem-solving skills. It … Continue reading

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EU extends music copyright to 70 years – BBC News

"Musicians are set receive royalties for their songs well into their old age under a new EU ruling. Regulations approved on Monday extended copyright on sound recordings from 50 to 70 years." Full story BBC News, 12th September 2011 Source: … Continue reading

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Music copyright: some empirics

Jamie Lund's paper for IPSC is about empirically testing ordinary listeners' reactions to allegedly infringing musical compositions and how it turns out that the listeners are actually reacting to performance similarities, not compositional similarities. In connection with this research, Lund … Continue reading

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