A note from the founder.

MTRB was started with the hope of connecting MT clinicians to research published outside music therapy journals. This is a 100% free service. We have no ads, no email campaigns – just information.

About two years ago we began selling online continuing education courses. The idea behind the courses is to share information, while raising money for music therapy research. MTRB has already provided support to three music therapy research projects, purchasing forms and other supplies for clinicians to use in research. I have also spent 100s of hours providing free advice to music therapy clinicians on topics related to research. Continue reading

Musicians and Letter Recognition

“It is well known …that musical training in childhood modifies brain connectivity, volume and functioning” (Proverbio et al., 2013, p. 538).  Seems that the impact of music on the developing brain is receiving recognition, perhaps even leading to more music neuroscience research. In this quick post we will look at a new music neuroscience study on how music training relates to letter recognition.  Continue reading