Editorial| Volume 26, ISSUE 7, P552-554, July 2020

Can Music Touch the Heart? Commentary on the Benefits of Music Listening for People Living With Heart Failure

      Popular literary tradition depicts the heart as the seat of human emotion, and evidence of this is everywhere. We speak of music touching our heartstrings, we talk of having a change of heart, we place our hands over our hearts when we sing the national anthem. Of course, we know today that mental and emotional activity is centered in the brain, but can music actually affect our hearts?  Is there medical and scientific evidence of music's effects on heart health?
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