Biorhythm: Music and the Body

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Presented by The Health Museum at The Health Museum, Houston TX

Jan 13
Jul 31
Biorhythm: Music and the Body

Explore the relationship between music and the body through art and science.

The John P. McGovern Museum of Health and Medical Science welcomes its latest exhibit Biorhythm: Music and the Body, on view January 13 – July 31, 2018.

What makes us dance? Why do we sing the blues? Could there be a formula for the perfect hit?

Music is a central part of the human experience, but what is the natural force that drives us to sing, strum, drum and dance? What is the scientific basis of whistling, humming and toe-tapping?

Cognitive scientist Steven Pinker recently claimed that music is “auditory cheesecake,” designed to tickle parts of our brain designed for more serious

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Members: Free
Child 2 & Under: Free
Non-Member, Adult: $10
Non-Member, Child (3-12): $8
Non-Member, Senior (65+): $8
General admission also provides access to the museum’s multiple exhibits.

This exhibition is included in the regular ticket price for admission. For more information visit:

Contact: 713-521-1515

    Official Website


Additional time info:

Museum Hours:

Monday – Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Thursday 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Sunday 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Open on Mondays for Federal Holidays.
Free Family Thursday 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


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