Music as Medicine - Melodic Intonation Therapy

According to the National Institutes for Health, approximately 1 in 272 Americans suffer from aphasia. Aphasia is a disorder that causes a loss of ability to produce and/or comprehend language. Despite its prevalence, the neural processes that contribute to Aphasia remain largely unknown and therapies are elusive. This morning, on the KFBK Morning News we did a deeper segment on the use of music in something called melodic intonation therapy. Listen below:

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