New Academic Article by Dr. Gann on Therapeutic Beat Making (TBM) Model and TFS

Today’s Future Sound (TFS) Director, Dr. Elliot Gann, recently had his article with TFS collaborators Dr. Raphael Travis (Texas State University) and Dr. Alexander Crooke (University of Melbourne) published in the Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment. Entitled “Hip Hop, empowerment, and therapeutic beat- making: potential solutions for summer learning loss, depression, and anxiety in youth,” this article both introduces Dr. Gann’s Therapeutic Beat Making (TBM) model into the scientific and acamemic literature, as well as providing some inital evidence supporting the impact on depression and anxiety in combination with Dr. Travis’ Hip Hop Empowerment model.