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Researchers use popular music to help severely brain-injured patients recall personal memories In the first study of its kind, two researchers have used popular music to help severely brain-injured patients recall personal memories.
As a potential tool for helping patients regain their memories, Baird and Samson conclude that: "Music was more efficient at evoking autobiographical memories than verbal prompts of the Autobiographical Memory Interview (AMI) across each life period, with a higher percentage of MEAMs for each life period compared with AMI scores."

Researchers use popular music to help severely brain-injured patients recall personal memories

In the first study of its kind, two researchers have used popular music to help severely brain-injured patients recall personal memories. As a potential tool for helping patients regain their memories, Baird and Samson conclude that: "Music was more efficient at evoking autobiographical memories than verbal prompts of the Autobiographical Memory Interview (AMI) across each life period, with a higher percentage of MEAMs for each life period compared with AMI scores." - news-medical.net