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Curing the Language of Care: The Heaviness of the Prescriptive Jargon, Moving Towards a Lighter Language for Better Caring and Better Outcomes—Language, Music, Sound and Colour

  • Maria Giulia Marini
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Abstract

Language has a tremendous impact on our wellbeing (Newberg and Waldme 2012). This chapter analyses the power of spoken language, music and sound together and as single elements: first, we will take out the words and leave the music, and then we will take out music and leave sound eventually until reaching silence. These elements are vital to our wellbeing and affect the functioning of our brains, inducing the release of neurotransmitters involved in building our sense of belonging and approaching problems (Newberg and Waldme 2012).

Keywords of the Natural Semantic Metalanguage

Word Say Want Don’t want Do You Touch See Hear Feel Bad Move Good 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Maria Giulia Marini
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  1. 1.Department of Healthcare InnovationFondazione ISTUDMilanItaly

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