A Beautiful World: Music proves healing for dogs

Lisa Spector
Musician Lisa Spector.
Mark Holthuser / Courtesy of Lisa Spector

Ever wonder how sound and music affects your central nervous system? Turns out it's similar to how it affects dogs. By using resonance, entrainment and pattern identification, both humans and dogs can charge up or calm their central nervous systems.

On this edition of A Beautiful World, Heather McElhatton interviews classical pianist and "Dog Music" composer Lisa Spector and psychoacoustics researcher Joshua Leeds about a collaborative project. The pair created the book "Through A Dog's Ear" and an accompanying collection of music CDs.

More information about their work is available here.

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