The Effects of Music on Pain Perception

Sarah Greer

A handout created for PSY 440 (Perception) field trip to a middleschool
Stephen F. Austin State University


What is music therapy?

Theories about Music Therapy

Music affects pain perception by:


Find out more about how we feel pain, our brains, andendorphins:

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Origins of Music Therapy

Read more about this organization:


Music Therapy Today


Read an interview with a music therapist:


Current Research


Example Studies with Music Therapy:


Why is this Research Important?

Music therapy is:

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