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Music With the Brain in Mind

Music With the Brain in Mind

February 2000 | 132 pages | Corwin
Although compelling evidence supports the value of the musical arts in school, many of us still fight for its inclusion. This timely new resource translates the latest brain and music research and provides practical strategies for incorporating the musical arts at all levels.

Readers will:

• Discover how music supports learning

• Get specific links to solid research and more than 200 practical suggestions

• Learn how to boost achievement, motivation, and recall

With sections on both theory and classroom applications, you'll find it easy to put the science into practice immediately and convince others of its benefits. From a primer on how the body hears music to music's impact on stress level, perceptual-motor skills, memory, and emotional intelligence, you're in for a super-sonic feast of facts and findings. Included are tips for choosing music and the various benefits of different music types.

Eric P. Jensen

Eric Jensen is a former teacher who grew up in San Diego, California. With a Ph.D. in Human Development, he synthesizes brain research and develops practical applications for educators.  He is listed among the top 30 educators in the world at Dr. Jensen has authored over 30 books, including Different Brains, Different Learners, Teaching with the Brain in Mind, Turnaround Tools for the Teenage Brain, Teaching with Poverty in Mind, Engaging Students with Poverty in Mind, and Poor Students Rich Students. Dr. Jensen co-founded an academic enrichment program held in 14 countries... More About Author

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ISBN: 9781890460068