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Re: [microsound] sound-psychology-ego-zen-death
>"tobias c. van Veen" wrote:
>> Of interest, there's a certain Prof. over at Harvard Psych who is looking at
>> using music -- specifically ambient and microsound -- to attempt to calm
> > "ADD" kids.
A coworker of mine has an 8 year old diagnosed with "sensory
integration" - which is something akin to ADD ( but i don't really
know enough about it). Her teachers had suggested she play him some
music to help him feel calmer, etc. He did not like any of the stuff
they suggested. I gave her "Akufen- My Way", "Jan Jelinek-Loop
Finding Jazz Records" and "Pole-2". He loved them and it reduced his
outbursts significantly. My theory was just that these recordings
have a lot of little details which just kept his brain occupied,
instead of letting it wander.
Anyway just some anecdotal evidence of the efficacy of such an approach.
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