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“We now have a powerful and comprehensive science-based reference supporting what we have long suspected, that sound and music have incredibly powerful effects upon human physiology. Healing at the Speed of Sound brings clarity and applicability to the extensive research in the field and provides us with powerful tools to enhance our general health and well-being as well as expand our spiritual awareness.”
David Perlmutter, MD, FACN, ABIHM
Author of Grain Brain and Power Up Your Brain
Don Campbell is a leading lecturer and consultant to healthcare organizations as well as corporations and parenting groups. He works with audiences of symphony orchestras on how music can affect learning, health, and other aspects of our lives. He is Acoustic and Musical Director of Aesthetic Audio Systems, an innovative company that provides quality music to healthcare facilities and has served for the past ten years on the Board of the American Music Research Center at the University of Colorado. In 2006, he was honored as “Signature Sinfonian” with the Award for Outstanding Service to Music and Education from Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity. He has also been awarded “Director Emeritus” of the Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra and now provides the pre-concert lecture series and directs the SuperListening™ Club.
Author of 23 books including Music: Physician for Times to Come, The Harmony of Health, and the 1997 best-seller, The Mozart Effect®, Mr. Campbell has lectured in over 25 countries. He has also produced 16 albums, including the accompanying music for the Mozart Effect series for adults and children, which dominated the classical Billboard charts in 1998 and 1999.
In Campbell’s unique view, music is not only a rich and rewarding aesthetic experience, but also an easily accessible bridge to a more creative, intelligent, healthy, and joy-filled life. His singular mission is to help return music to its central place in the modern world, as a resource for growth, development, health, and celebration.
Alex Doman is the founder and CEO of Advanced Brain Technologies (Ogden, Utah), an innovative company started in 1998 with a vision to transform the life of every person by making sound brain fitness universally attainable. He is author of Healing at the Speed of Sound® (2011).
His professional interests began in childhood as a third generation member of a family internationally recognized for their pioneering role in the field of human development. An entrepreneur, Alex started his career in sales and management, and then served for five years as a board member and vice president of the National Association for Child Development.
Alex has focused his contributions on sound, music, and technology and their capacity to improve brain function. Credits include co-producer of Music for Healing at the Speed of Sound®, Music for Babies™, executive producer, creator, or collaborator on more than 50 other music albums and products including Sound Health®, Music for the Mind™, BrainBuilder®, and The Listening Program®.
He has trained thousands of licensed therapists, health, education, and music professionals to provide sound brain fitness tools in home, school, clinic, hospital, corporate, and military settings. Alex has lectured extensively throughout the United States, Europe, United Kingdom, Latin America, Australia, and Middle East. In addition he is president of the ABT Foundation, a public charity, and serves as an advisor to various companies and nonprofit organizations.
“As you read and apply what you learn in Healing at the Speed of Sound you will transform your life. Alex Doman and Don Campbell unveil practical and profound insights for attaining health and well-being. This remarkable read changes how you think about sound and music, and teaches you how to harness their power to achieve your highest aspirations.”
“We now have a powerful and comprehensive science-based reference supporting what we have long suspected, that sound and music have incredibly powerful effects upon human physiology. Healing at the Speed of Sound brings clarity and applicability to the extensive research in the field and provides us with powerful tools to enhance our general health and wellbeing as well as expand our spiritual awareness.”
“From the moment of our birth, or perhaps even conception, to the last breath we take, sound is a primary, shaping force in our lives. Don Campbell and Alex Doman have authored a wonderful treatise helping us understand the role sound plays in our lives and the means by which we can be productive, healthy and happy.”
“Most everyone agrees vibrations, sounds, rhythms and music are good for our mental, physical, emotional and spiritual health! Thanks to world renown music journalist Don Campbell and brain specialist Alex Doman, we now have infinite ways to transform, heal and enhance our lives with musical prescriptions. Not just a book of inspiration and creativity but this is the most contemporary resource of recordings, podcasts, and invaluable insights and studies. Healing at the Speed of Sound puts us in charge of our own sound health and well being. Life is good-but it can be so much better with Campbell’s infinite illuminations contained in this wonderful body of work.”
“We are moving from fine research in music and sound to the Gold standard of application in the life of professionals, parents, teachers and musicians. This book is the broadest, clearest update in how music and sound can transform our lives.”
“Required Reading. Required Listening. Required Viewing. Healing at the Speed of Sound is the quintessential book for all the ‘ears’ to come”
“Healing at the Speed of Sound is masterful! Campbell and Doman skillfully combine healing stories, scientific research and practical sound-health instruction for professionals and laypersons alike. This scholarly and experiential book comes alive through hearing, seeing and reading about the pervasive and dynamic world of sound healing.”
“Whether you thrive on head-banging aural stimuli to enhance your work and leisure hours or crave large doses of silence in a sound-soaked world, Don Campbell–sound healer extraordinaire–has wise and comforting words to offer. Healing at the Speed of Sound issues an inspiring call to awareness about the inescapable, beneficent, and at times detrimental, organic effects of the sonic environment. Marshalling mounds of recent scientific research about the medical aspects of common soundscapes, and incorporating an abundance of on-line resources, website addresses, downloadable sidebars, and sound bites, this book is a great gift of multiple dimensions.”
“An important book about the diverse applications of music and sound in our lives, throughout our days, with both experiential ideas and scientific research. Don Campbell’s charismatic teaching style comes through in this book loud and clear. Media clips and audio supplements transport two-dimensional words into a multi-modal experience. A must-read for anyone interesting in expanding their understanding of using music and sound to better their life!”
“Don Campbell applies his vast knowledge and skill to launch us into new dimensions of personal awareness. He guides us to enjoy the astounding benefits available through the intelligent use of sound in our homes, schools, offices and hospitals.”
“Healing at the Speed of Sound is an important contribution to the world. The sweeping breadth of this book documents the effects and benefits of sound and music in all facets of life from in utero to end of life. The authors broadly explore the practical use of sound for enhancement of our day-to-day lives at home and the office. The benefits of music and sound healing for medical conditions and trauma is explored with innovative web based links embedded in the text. Perhaps most importantly, the use of music to heal social disconnection and bridge cross cultural divides is documented with actual examples of working projects. Bravo, Campbell and Doman, this work will be a practical resource to individuals, families, society and professionals for years to come.”
“Describing the world of sound must be as difficult as describing a color, but Don Campbell gives us a wonderful insight into the world of acoustics, how it effects and heals us. This book is a fascinating, multisensorial experience.”
“Sound pioneer, eclectic musician, and contemporary mystic Don Campbell, brings a multi-dimensional understanding to the power and purpose of sound healing to advance the course of human consciousness at a unique moment in world history. His extensive music and deep listening research is transforming our medical, educational, artistic, interfaith and scientific communities. This book is a must for all those in search of practical guidelines for making the courageous shift into a new world era.”