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Dr Julia Jones: Music And Wellbeing

Inspiring over 800 events across the UK, from pop-up nightclubs and raves at care homes to inter-generational singing sessions, all celebrating the power of music to change lives

The neuroscientist and author Dr Julia Jones otherwise known as Dr Rock, looks at the effect of music on our mental wellbeing. Her area of study looks closely at the use of music in the treatment of Dementia and she is a core part of BBC Music Day's Music and Dementia initiative.

The initiative is now working with over 80 organisations, including the NHS, to help bring music to everyone living with dementia by 2020. The initiative has inspired over 800 events across the UK, from pop-up nightclubs and raves at care homes to inter-generational singing sessions, all celebrating the power of music to change lives.

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