The power of music
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The digital revolution has led to music being increasingly integrated into the stream of daily life. This inturn has led to researchers showing greater interest in the effects of music on a wide range of thoughts and behaviours. This article looks at three potential roles of music; namely, in selfinjurious behaviours; in reducing pain and increasing immunity; and in promoting animal welfare.
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North, Adrian; Hargreaves, David; Hargreaves, J. (2004)The value of music in people’s everyday lives depends on the uses they make of it and the degree to which they engage with it, which are in turn dependent on the contexts in which they hear it. Very few studies have ...
North, Adrian; Hargreaves, David (2000)Effects of the listening context on responses to music largely have been neglected despite the prevalence of music listening in our everyday lives. This article reports 2 studies in which participants (college students) ...
The association of music experience, pattern of practice and performance anxiety with playing-related musculoskeletal problems (PRMP) in children learning instrumental musicRanelli, Sonia; Smith, Anne; Straker, Leon (2015)There is evidence supporting the social and cognitive benefits of music education. However aspects of music practice, such as an increase in frequency and intensity of practice, are associated with playing-related ...