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Music as Medicin: Audun Myskja at TEDxArendal

Writer, author, musician and Ph.D. of Medicine. Audun Myskja has over thirty years experience with working and researching within the field of integrated medicine. Audun has been a strong and important voice in the traditional academic setting, seeking to create simple practice-based methods to connect science and the fields of the common human experience, expanding the context of traditional Western medicine.

He is especially known for innovative use of musical elements in rehabilitation of dementia and Parkinson patients, and for creating systematic tools for empowerment in persons with chronic illness. His presentation will show how song, dance and music can give therapeutic aid in dementia care.

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)

Year: 2013

From album: TEDxArendal

Produced by: GRID-Arendal

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