Update Music Therapy Sat, 12th November 2022, 8:00 pm When words do not help Geist Heidelberg, In dialogue Whenever people cannot communicate with language alone or are difficult to access, music therapy is a tool of choice – from promoting the development of premature babies to dealing with dementia patients. Music promotes brain plasticity, helps people relearn speech and fine motor skills after a stroke, is effective for Parkinson’s disease, against depression, regulates circulation and reduces pain. For children with disabilities, in developmental crises, with attention deficit disorders or violent tendencies, music therapy can help prevent acute problems from becoming chronic. An academic subject for 40 years, versatile, innovative and effective – time for an “Update Music Therapy” with the latest research findings! With: Prof. Dr. Lutz Neugebauer, music and psychotherapist for children and adolescents, Witten Cordula Reiner-Wormit, graduate music therapist, Waghäusel Simone Soldner-Loescher, certified music therapist, Heidelberg Prof. Dr. Alexander F. Wormit, Clinical Music Therapy, Heidelberg Moderation: Jörg Tröger, SWR In the context of the International Science Festival – Geist Heidelberg.