Music is everywhere. You can hear it in your home, in your car, or on your personal mp3 player. Even unintentionally, you hear it playing in an elevator, in the waiting room of your doctor's office, or even as you pick produce at your local supermarket. It is almost as much a part of life as breathing. The truth is that there are many benefits to music; more than most people know. Studies have shown that music impacts our health in many positive ways. For example, it has been documented that music reduces pain and stress, it slows down your heart rate, stimulates brain cells, boosts exercise performance, promotes sound sleep, increases optimism, reduces anxiety in cancer patients, eases people in social situations and is used in many spiritual aspects from worship to meditation. (Chaudhari) If these are the benefits to simply listening to music, are there greater benefits for those who are trained to create it? Time and time again we have heard that people who are involved in music are smarter, calmer and more likely to succeed in every aspect of life, yet somehow when school budgets are in jeopardy, music is one of the first programs terminated. Let us begin by taking a close look at the implied reasoning behind these theories and compare them with many of the studies that prove their inaccuracies.
Some believe that since many students have no interest in music, it should not be a required class considering parents can simply have them take…
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Rock and roll is a very influential, and powerful type of music that has changed over the years and has only gotten bigger and bigger. I will explore into how rock and roll affects the mind and what sort of behavior it causes. I'm assuming it causes more wild behavior and rebellion in people because that is the reputation it's had since the fifties and it still holds to this day. This isn't necessarily saying…
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The Effect of Music on the Brain
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Music and the Brain: The Greatest Collaboration
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that travel down the string and transfers to the wooden soundbox. The soundbox amplifies the music being played. To change the pitch of the string, the tuning pegs must be adjusted with a tuning key. The harp shares a soothing, harmonious sound.
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where now these students can do online courses and do exams and get the various qualifications.
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Music Differences, Young and Old
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Mark Sullivan, “‘More Popular Than Jesus’: The Beatles and the Religious Far Right Author(s),” Popular Music 6/3 (October 1987): 313–26.
John Lennon >Jesus
The reading begins with an introduction to what brought on the controversy of the Beatles being greater than Jesus. It is done so by introducing the quote that stared the problem that was said by John Lennon. The reading allow the reader to establish an understanding to how big of an issue…