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Music "soothes the savage breast"

Dr. Laurel Trainor, IQ Innovation Quest (Fall 2013, pg 5)

Why does a toddler instinctively rock from side to side upon hearing music? Why do we tap our feet when we hear a favorite song? Why do we go to concerts when we can listen to music at home? Music impacts our mind and our body in ways that we are only just beginning to understand. It really does "soothe the savage breast", lowering blood pressure, reducing anxiety, helping us feel connected, even easing pain.

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