Learning

Your brain on music

Alan Harvey takes us on an interactive journey showing live on stage what music does to our brain waves and explains how music is more than just entertainment.
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Prepare for Exams with a High Performance Mindset!

As we head into the November/ December exam period following a very unusual and challenging year, we wish all students the best for final exams. Understanding the influence of a person’s mindset on their actions,...
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The Brain-Changing Benefits of Exercise

Inspiring talk by Neuroscientist, Dr Wendy Suzuki, who changed her life's work when she discovered an amazing fact. Dr Wendy shares wide ranging and astounding benefits of movement for your brain.
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Choir's back on!

Janet Dawson, Director of Music, Genazzano FCJ College In this article, published in Nature Partner Journal - Science of Learning Community, Janet Dawson explains why singing is the perfect natural...
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Music for healing and wellbeing

Music is an amazing force in our everyday lives that we use for enjoyment, learning, relaxing, energising, connecting and celebrating. Research suggests that music can be a useful and powerful way to promote healing and...
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The power of music

Emily Tarrant, Head of Jazz and Contemporary Studies, Genazzano FCJ College. Intrinsically, we all know the power of music. The emotions it evokes when we hear our favourite song, or sing in the new year with...
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Create a playlist to boost your mood!

Gen Institute asked Professor Felicity Baker (Head of Music Therapy at the University of Melbourne) for her top tips to use music to balance mood! When you’ve had a bad day at school or work, before engaging with...
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Learning music can make your child a better reader!

Insights about the benefits for learning and brain function that come with music education, are shared by Adjunct Assistant Professor, Anita Collins and Associate Professor Misty Adoniou (University of...
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Going Inside...

Artwork by Alex Jennings, Yr 7 (2020) First published by Nature Partner Journal, Science of Learning Community- Link to original story HERE. By Christopher Muir, Curriculum Leader- English, Genazzano FCJ...
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