Music is the frequency that drives us. It motivates us, and it moves us. And if you are worried about losing memories of music, if you were to ever get dementia and Alzheimer’s, you can stop, because science says it won’t happen.
The reason behind this is that of Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response (ASMR), or the tingling sensation that is provoked when we listen to music. In a study published by the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, scientists showed the parts of the brain that were responsible for ASMR.
They concluded that the part of the brain that is responsible for ASMR doesn’t get lost during the various stages of Alzheimer’s or dementia.
While Alzheimer’s does put the people who experience it through various stages of confusion, they actually believe that music can bring them back to lucidity. .
The lead researcher on the study, Jeff Anderson, an associated of Radiology at the University of Utah Health and also a contributing author, says,
“In our society, the diagnosis of dementia are snowballing and are taxing resources to the max. No one says playing music will be a cure for Alzheimer’s disease, but it might make the symptoms more manageable, decrease the cost of care and improve a patient’s quality of life.”