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Good Question

‘Poignant’ media may help us find answers to life’s big questions

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And why you can’t get the stupid songs out of your head

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The Nuance

Why a good tune is so good at relieving stress, anxiety, sadness, and other negative emotional states


Choirs are a secret lifeblood of our country. It’s unclear when and how we’ll ever sing together again.

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Research is revealing a link between musicians and memory skills. What does that mean for the rest of us?

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The Nuance

There’s science behind the coping benefits of melancholy art

Illustration: Kieran Blakey


Young adults are experiencing hearing loss and experts say earbuds are to blame. But there are ways to jam out safely.

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New research suggests music may have a place in the neonatal unit

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The science behind listening to music to concentrate

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Mild to moderate dementia lasts for years — so why not make them good ones?

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