It shapes us from birth, touches our deepest inner being and can drive us to peak performance. Psychologists and physicians fathom the secret of music – and benefit from its therapeutic power.

These are the words that Birgit Herden used to begin her article in “Die Zeit” newspaper on the subject of music and its healing power on both body and mind. She describes the physical effects that different sounds can have and how these effects are already used in a therapeutic way in medicine. All in all, it is a comprehensive report that is both informative and touching. It really shows what music can do.

The whole article on zeit.de