By Susan E. Mazer, Ph.D.
Published by Healing HealthCare Systems, 2014
Research has shown that the appropriate use of music can lower stress levels, anxiety, and mitigate pain. Using music as environmental design moves music — and other sounds — from an individual experience to a collective and organization context. This paper takes a look at the relationship between music and noise and how the appropriate music can be a positive and proactive participant in the therapeutic process.