Music for the ageing brain : Cognitive, emotional, social, and neural benefits of musical leisure activities in stroke and dementia

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Sarkamo , T 2018 , ' Music for the ageing brain : Cognitive, emotional, social, and neural benefits of musical leisure activities in stroke and dementia ' , Dementia , vol. 17 , no. 6 , pp. 670-685 . https://doi.org/10.1177/1471301217729237

Title: Music for the ageing brain : Cognitive, emotional, social, and neural benefits of musical leisure activities in stroke and dementia
Author: Sarkamo, Teppo
Contributor organization: Medicum
Doctoral Programme Brain & Mind
Teija Kujala Research Group
Cognitive Brain Research Unit
Department of Psychology and Logopedics
Brain, Music and Learning
Music, Ageing and Rehabilitation Team
Date: 2018-08
Language: eng
Number of pages: 16
Belongs to series: Dementia
ISSN: 1471-3012
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1177/1471301217729237
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10138/311672
Abstract: Music engages an extensive network of auditory, cognitive, motor, and emotional processing regions in the brain. Coupled with the fact that the emotional and cognitive impact of music is often well preserved in ageing and dementia, music is a powerful tool in the care and rehabilitation of many ageing-related neurological diseases. In addition to formal music therapy, there has been a growing interest in self- or caregiver-implemented musical leisure activities or hobbies as a widely applicable means to support psychological wellbeing in ageing and in neurological rehabilitation. This article reviews the currently existing evidence on the cognitive, emotional, and neural benefits of musical leisure activities in normal ageing as well as in the rehabilitation and care of two of the most common and ageing-related neurological diseases: stroke and dementia.
Subject: music
singing
ageing
rehabilitation
stroke
dementia
RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED-TRIAL
QUALITY-OF-LIFE
EVOKED AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL MEMORIES
OLDER-ADULTS
ALZHEIMERS-DISEASE
AUDITORY-CORTEX
WORKING-MEMORY
PREFERRED MUSIC
BROCAS APHASIA
MENTAL-HEALTH
6162 Cognitive science
515 Psychology
Peer reviewed: Yes
Usage restriction: openAccess
Self-archived version: acceptedVersion


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