“New classes, new schedules, new jobs and new roommates are just a few of the added stresses the start of a new semester can bring to BYU students. The Association for University and College Counseling Center Directors conducted a survey in 2015 that found the predominant concern among college students is anxiety, affecting 47.3 percent of students; this was followed by depression, which affects 40.1 percent of students.
Former BYU professor Massimiliano Frani taught piano performance, pedagogy and harmony. Frani created online music app Genote to alleviate anxiety and other issues associated with sleep, focus and stress management. The app launched on Aug. 15.
The app includes a library of what Frani calls “health music albums,” which have been clinically tested to help listeners of all ages improve mental and physical health.Frani working with one of Genote’s clinical research team at a hospital. Frani is the founder of Genote. (Genote, LCC)Frani worked with a team of scientists, musicians, medical practitioners and sound engineers to develop the albums.”
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