The Power of Music
Music can be a very influential thing. It has the ability to push its effect onto the human mind and even change how we as humans think or feel. It has been known to be highly popular in the therapy industry and can have a dramatic effect on our health, passion, and motivation to do things.
Many studies have shown that listening to certain music can relieve stress to the point where we sleep better at night if we have listened to music throughout or at the end of the day. Tests have also shown that music used in psychiatric medicine helps the patients be better off after feeling relaxed by the soothing melodies. In a news article about how music effects young children in school, It said that music is proven to help kinds with their activities including educational, physical, and regular tasks of their day. This is an example of how strong the effect of just listening to it can be.
Music is also most powerful in its live form in my opinion because the musician has the ability to connect with the audience. In a article interviewing B.B. King he stated that when he plays he likes to “talk” to the audience, allowing a connection for him to feel while he plays for them.
SAGE Publications/Psychology of Music. "Music Education Can Help Children Improve Reading Skills." ScienceDaily, 16 Mar. 2009. Web. 13 Feb. 2012. http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2009/03/090316075843.htm
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