SCIENCE OF DRUMMING
Numerous research studies have been published which demonstrate the health benefits of Recreational Music-Making.
Neuroscience reveals how rhythm helps us walk, talk — and even love
Rhythm goes far deeper than just music — it underpins the way we speak, the way we move, the way we think. 'Rhythm is life,' says Lois Butcher Poffley, a sports psychologist with a speciality in rhythm training.
What Happens in the Brain When People Make Music Together?
Music is a tool that has accompanied our evolutionary journey and provided a sense of comfort and social connection for millennia. New research provides a neuroscientific understanding of the social connection with a new map of the brain when playing music.
Your brain on improv
Musician and researcher Charles Limb wondered how the brain works during musical improvisation -- so he put jazz musicians and rappers in an fMRI to find out. What he and his team found has deep implications for our understanding of creativity of all kinds.
Drum Circle Consciousness
by Arthur Hull
Drum circle consciousness is a group vision manifest in sound, an attitude of giving of yourself and integrating yourself into a group to create a song. You become a part of a whole that is more than the sum of its parts.
10 Health Reasons to Start Drumming
Drumming can have positive effects on your health and may help with many conditions from stress, fatigue, and anxiety, to hypertension, asthma, chronic pain, arthritis, mental illness, addiction, and even cancer. Here’s why drumming is good for you.