How Music Can Help with Alzheimer’s

Caregivers and scientists alike have noticed that familiar music can soothe Alzheimer’s patients. Now, a new imaging study shows what’s happening in the brain when that happens. Listening to personal music lit up the visual network, the salience network, and several other parts of the brain, showing higher functional connectivity. As Dr. Norman Foster notes, it may be “an alternative route for communicating with patients who have Alzheimer’s disease.”

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