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The Atlantic - February 19, 2014
Charles Limb, M.D., an otolaryngological surgeon at Johns Hopkins and musician decided to map what was happening in the brains of musicians as they played.
He and a team of researchers conducted a study that involved putting a musician in a functional MRI machine with a keyboard, and having him play a memorized piece of music and then a made-up piece of music as part of an improvisation with another musician in a control room.
Health Line - January 29, 2014
Hearing loss isn't just an inconvenience-it could be harmful for your brain, too.
A new study from Johns Hopkins University and the National Institute on Aging shows that people with hearing loss have accelerated brain tissue loss. This is in addition to a higher risk of poor physical and mental health, dementia, falls, and hospitalizations.
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