Sign up now if you are interested in The Sign & Sing class for baby sign language be sure to register soon and pass the information on to your friends ASAP. Spaces are limited. Here is the link to the registration page.
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There has been a lot of demand this year and I had to cancel the January session due to family issues. A new section has just been opened up starting in April. Don’t wait to register as the spots are already being taken.
The Chemical Link Between Music and Emotion
It can be argued that music is a core function in our brain. Our brains are wired from the beginning to process and understand music. Yet music has always been sort of a mystery, especially since it’s not typically considered “necessary” for survival. That is reserved for the trifecta of food, sex, and sleep.
A study came out this month that adds another important piece of information as we continue to figure out how our brain processes music. When we satisfy our desire to eat, to sleep, or reproduce, our brain releases dopamine–the “feel good” neurochemical involved when we experience pleasure and reward.
Turns out this same chemical is released when listening to music.
The “Music Listening Releases Dopamine” Study
Read the rest of the article from Psychology Today.