"Old age comes on suddenly, and not gradually as is thought." Emily Dickinson
Dr Baird — who is now conducting the same study with a larger group of brain-injured patients — said her research had shown the potential for music to help restore personal memories in that group.
"It’s something that we know very well in everyday life — we all put on songs that bring back memories from the past — but it’s something that hasn’t been researched that well to date," she said.
And I’m listening to covers of Buddy Holly songs right now. Here’s a related post.