Don Campbell and Alex Doman's new book Healing at the Speed of Sound™ shows how we can use music and silence to become more efficient, productive, relaxed and healthy.
Alex Doman is an author and producer whose products are used by people in more than 35 countries. His work is based on music effects research and principles of human development and neuroplasticity focusing on improving academic, cognitive, and communication abilities. He is founder and CEO of Advanced Brain Technologies, a leading provider of products, which improve brain function with solutions for consumers, schools, therapy clinics, health care facilities, and the military.
Creator and co-producer of the multi award winning Music for Babies™ music collection and collaborator on more than 50 other albums and programs including the Sound Health® series, The Listening Program®, and Music for the Mind™, he has trained thousands of healthcare, education, and music professionals in the application of music-based therapies around the world. Alex has lectured throughout the United States, Europe, Australia, Latin America and the Middle East.
We regret to report that Don passed away recently after struggling with pancreatic cancer. We will miss Don.
Don Campbell was 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.
"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."
Bestselling author of Aspire: Discovering Your Purpose through the Power of Words
"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."
Sam Goldstein, Ph.D.
Author of Power of Resilience
"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."
Bestselling author of The Inner Game of Music, The Mastery of Music, Bringing Music to Life