Here is a list of other Music Therapy Blogs, some books, and helpful websites.
Helpful Research Article Websites:
Pubmed – Free database where you can search for articles and sometimes get the whole article.
Cochran Review – Read Cochrane Abstracts for free, searchable Cochrane database.
Books Blythe has Read Lately (and liked).
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Belenky - Women’s Ways of Knowing – All about women’s instincts and ways off learning and developing. Non-music text.
Levitin – This is Your Brain on Music – A great read to learn more about how your brain interacts with music.
Palmer - The Courage to Teach -About the journey of teaching. Great for those interested in teaching college or teaching others in general. Non-music text.
Patel – Music, Language and the Brain – Excellent book that looks at parallels and differences between music and language. Beautifully written and full of great information.
Rubin – Practitioner’s Guide to Using Research for Evidence-Based Practice – A nice guide to reading and using research in practice. Write from a social science standpoint. Non-music text.
Thaut – Rhythm, Music and the Brain – Excellent book takes a thorough look at recent research in the neuroscience of music therapy.