How and why does music impact human behavior? Each episode we dive into music psychology and music science research from a music therapist's perspective. Come away with practical tips for how you can apply what you learn about music into your everyday life.Find more information on the research articles and music included in each episode at our website, Follow us on Twitter (@instrumentalpod) and Facebook for the latest news and updates!



episode 9: Congenital Amusia

Why are some people tone deaf? This episode explores a musical disorder called congenital amusia, in which people have trouble processing the pitch and melodic structures of music. Learn the neurologic disconnect in amusic brains, what amusia can tell us about humans' musical foundations, whether people with amusia can still enjoy music, and how to find out if you may have amusia yourself. For more information on the research articles and music in this episode, go to Follow us on Twitter (@instrumentalpod) for news and updates!


 02 August 2018  30m