# 1: Music cures people.
# 2: Music helps people get more energy.
# 3: Music helps people enjoy learning.
# 4: Music helps people think creatively.
# 5: Music changes people’s values.
# 6: Music connects people.
A review of 23 studies covering almost 1,500
patients found that listening to music reduced
heart rate, blood pressure and anxiety in heart
Music has shown to
promote blood circulation,
calm our nerves.
Other inputs to prevent stress
A study found that adults learned a new
language more effectively when they
sang the words instead of spoke them.
Musicians have better memory
Results of Finnish study shows that students in classes
with extended music education were generally more
satisfied with school life than students in classes with
a normal music education curriculum.
A study of 8 to 11-year-olds found that those
who had extra-curricular music classes developed
higher verbal IQ and visual abilities than those
with no musical training.
Sylvain Moreno has been able to demonstrate
links between children’s experiences in music,
their auditory skills, and making fine-grain
discriminations in second language learning.
John Hattie and Gregory Yates: Visible learning and the science of how we learn, location 4900.
Singing together appears to inspire spontaneous
cooperative and helpful behavior among 4-year-olds.
In Nigeria, there are 250 languages.
This means that advertising has to move beyond
words to emotion, music, images, and other
nonverbal messages. In meeting this challenge,
remember that youth everywhere speak one
tongue: the language of music.
Mahajan, Vijay: Africa Rising, p. 131.