Ep. 128: What music did you have for breakfast this morning? Tips for fostering mental health through music, with Jeff Mims
The research space at the intersection of music and mental wellness is a new and rapidly growing frontier. We discuss ways to utilize music to move one step closer, from wherever one may be, to a state of greater joy and thriving mental health. Join us for personal stories, topic trends, and resources for some spring cleaning of the brain!
Ep. 127: The impact of music on wellness and homeostasis, with Patricia Caicedo, M.D., Ph.D.
Medical doctor and musicologist Patricia Caicedo authored the new book, We Are What We Listen To: The impact of Music on Individual and Social Health. She explains how music can impact our homeostasis or equilibrium, that optimum state of physical and psychological health.
Ep. 67: “Why You Like It: The Science and Culture of Musical Taste,” with author Nolan Gasser, PhD
Dr. Nolan Gasser was the chief architect of Pandora’s Music Genome Project, and is author of the 2019 book, Why You Like It: The Science and Culture of Musical Taste. Dr. Gasser discusses his role in the Music Genome Project and the ethical component of its design. He then explains some of the most important factors that influence our individual musical tastes.