Neurologic Music Therapy (NMT)

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Neurologic Music Therapy (NMT)11- Based upon neuroscience research, Neurologic Music Therapy (NMT) provides specific, unique, and specified interventions for those affected by neurologic injury or disease. NMT differs from traditional Music Therapy as it views music not as a social-science model for wellbeing, but, as a neuroscience model in which music is a hard-wired brain language. NMT works to improve cognitive, sensory, and motor dysfunctions due to damage to the human 8 9 10 11 nervous system. NMT is endorsed by the World Federation of Neurological Rehabilitation…show more content…
I have watched/listened to several recordings of music therapy that have been publically released due to agreement between therapist and patient that the material isn’t too sensitive and too personal to be released as many music therapy involves very sensitive situations and information about…show more content…
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