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Department of Physical Education, North Tehran Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran
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This study examines the effect of music therapy on the cognitive ability of the elderly. The method is quasi-experimental with a pre-test-post-test design. Forty elderly are selected and divided into experimental and control groups. After the pretest, the subjects in the experimental group performed imaging for four weeks. Elderly selected music was a CD played with headphones three sessions per week, in the afternoon and each session for 20-30 minutes for a month and a half for the intervention group members. The control group received the usual daily care measures. Data are analyzed using the analysis of covariance. The findings show that music therapy improves the cognitive ability of the elderly. In general, music therapy increases cognitive abilities in the elderly.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2021/12/27 | Accepted: 2021/12/31

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