Your Playlist Can Change Your Life: Ten Proven Ways Your Favorite Music Can Revolutionize Your Health, Memory, Organization, Alertness and More
From internationally renowned brain scientists, Your Playlist Can Change Your Life teaches how to use your favorite music to enhance your health, memory, organization, alertness, and more. Readers will learn how to use the power of music to attain increased levels of performance as well as enhance their ability to fight off the negatives of stress, insomnia, anxiety, depre...more
When coming across "Your Playlist Can Change Your Life" - the idea behind the work seemed really fascinating - using music as a way to improve health among other benefits. I like creating pl ...more
I think it would have been better to start with the chapter about changing your mood. That's easier to understand. I think longer ...more
I really enjoyed this book. It was a quick, interesting read especially for someone who enjoys music but is not a musician. While some of the information may seem obvious, too often music is just backround noise. This book made me think about really listening to music and connecting it with emotions. I am certain that I will place more attention on the music and lyrics. I found the sections on running and music particularly interesting, and will apply this to my own running. The playlists made m ...more
I should probably state up front that I'm not particularly a huge music fan. I like music just fine, but I would compare myself to a casual wine drinker, and to the likely ...more
Listening to my iPod while backpacking, bicycling, and walking has clearly resulted in elevated energy, inc ...more
The scientific premise of using music to manipulate memory, organize, calm, intensify (and more) activities is clear cut and motivational to begin to think about your musical preferences, the 'music of your life' and memories associated with sounds as well as rhythm, harmony ...more
That's not what this was, really. There was some of that, but then exercises at the end o ...more
Other than that though, it was a pretty good book. I've already made a playlist using their methods, and I hope to see improvements soon.
And the BMT procedure they explained sounded pretty neat. I am thinking of doing that one of these days when it gets a little cheaper.
I recieved this book through the GoodReads First Reads Giveaway. ...more
Here's the format: describe an emotion or mental state, give examples of how playlists can change or enhance your mood, repeat same directions on making a playlist that have appeared in all previous chapters.