“I can’t hear you, I don’t have my glasses on.”
Monday morning fun fact:
Visual cues actually enhance the processing of auditory inputs (the functional equivalent of altering the signal-to-noise ratio of the auditory stimulus by 15-20 decibels. Results of an experiment shows: when one hears “ba-ba” but sees the mouth form “ga-ga” they perceive the sound as “da-da.”
From The Merging of the Senses by Barry Stein & M. Alex Meredith
Published by Angie Kopshy
Angie Kopshy received a Master’s in Piano from Boise State University before returning to Portland, Oregon, to study and pursue music therapy. Upon completion of her internship, Angie founded a music therapy clinic that specialized in helping children with autism transform their lives with music, paying particular attention to the enhancement of communication, anxiety reduction, motor planning, and social engagement.
Angie recently left her clinic, teaching position at Pacific University and her band, Stoneface Honey, to write in the mountains of Montana. When she isn't helping run Herbaceous Inc., a medical marijuana dispensary in Butte, or facilitating music therapy sessions at Big Sky Music Therapy, Angie is working on her first novel and writing short essays for Behind Every Feminist. Angie is still writing music for Stoneface Honey who released their latest album, Resolved to the Mutual Satisfaction of Both Parties in August of 2018.
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