How can music help people?

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How can music help people
1. feel happy?
2. feel excited?
3. reduce stress?
4. connect with other people?
5. listen and remember better?
6. think creatively?
7. learn about ourselves?

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  1. 1. How can music help people?
  2. 2. How can music help people 1. feel happy? 2. feel excited? 3. reduce stress? 4. connect with other people? 5. listen and remember better? 6. think creatively? 7. learn about ourselves?
  3. 3. Question # 1 How can music help people feel happy?
  4. 4. Listening to ”happy music” gives people a lift and perhaps a little more energy. http://ezinearticles.com/?Music-And-Its-Influence-On-Behavior&id=733185
  5. 5. http://hmi.ewi.utwente.nl/verslagen/capita-selecta/CS-Zimmerman-Jurrit.pdf High energy Low energy Alert Excited Happy Nervous Stressed Sad Depressed Tired Calm Relaxed Satisfied Angry
  6. 6. https://youtu.be/tzgRw6V252s
  7. 7. Question # 2 How can music help people feel excited?
  8. 8. Listening to songs with high tempos motivates us to run faster. http://www.newyorker.com/tech/elements/walking-helps-us-think
  9. 9. Research shows that when a task is clearly defined and repetitive in nature, music is useful. Example An assembly line worker’s mood may increase when he/she listens to his/her favourite music – and thereby increase his/her productivity doing the repetitive task. http://www.fastcompany.com/3032868/work-smart/how-music-affects-your-productivity
  10. 10. Study shows what music can positively influence performance by improving endurance and exercise intensity. http://www.bases.org.uk/Music-in-Exercise
  11. 11. http://hmi.ewi.utwente.nl/verslagen/capita-selecta/CS-Zimmerman-Jurrit.pdf High energy Low energy Alert Excited Happy Nervous Stressed Sad Depressed Tired Calm Relaxed Satisfied Angry
  12. 12. http://youtu.be/aCFVhq6DFhE Music makes people feel powerful. Li Huang
  13. 13. http://musicovery.com
  14. 14. Question # 3 How can music help people reduce stress?
  15. 15. Music can  relieve pain,  calm our nerves, and  promote blood circulation. http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(15)60169-6/fulltext http://www.helium.com/items/820665-musics-influence-on-behavior
  16. 16. A review of 23 studies covering almost 1,500 patients found that listening to music reduced heart rate, blood pressure and anxiety in heart disease patients. http://www.spring.org.uk/2013/09/10-magical-effects-music-has-on-the-mind.php
  17. 17. http://youtu.be/tzwWskM4hN8 Tchaikovsky flashwaltz at Hadassah hospital
  18. 18. Research shows that when a child trained on an instrument, it accelerated cortical organization in attention skill, anxiety management and emotional control. https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/speaking-of-science/wp/2015/01/07/music-lessons-spur-emotional-and-behavioral-growth-in-children-new-study-says/
  19. 19. Further inspiration https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/How-do-you-handle-stress-1496360 https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/How-do-we-manage-our-emotions-1678947
  20. 20. Question # 4 How can music help connect people?
  21. 21. Musicians have shown enhanced language skills compared to non-musicians. http://www.spring.org.uk/2014/06/musical-training-increases-executive-brain-function-in-children-and-adults.php
  22. 22. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4211412/ Listening to preferred “chill-inducing” music promotes altruistic behaviour.
  23. 23. Singing together appears to inspire spontaneous cooperative and helpful behavior among 4-year-olds. http://www.psmag.com/blogs/news-blog/the-sounds-that-bind-new-evidence-of-why-we-love-music-63907
  24. 24. 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.
  25. 25. https://youtu.be/LiouJsnYytI
  26. 26. Question # 5 How can music help people listen and remember better?
  27. 27. http://www.cbc.ca/news/arts/story/2012/12/28/music-as-therapy.html Music therapy helps Alzheimer patients remember
  28. 28. https://youtu.be/T8wzQJxrPgw 6 months of piano training significantly improved the cognitive performance in adults aged 60 – 85 years.
  29. 29. Learning to play an instrument helps people to better  perceive speech,  understand emotions in the voice, and  handle multiple tasks simultaneously. http://blogs.kqed.org/mindshift/2014/07/unpacking-the-science-how-playing-music-changes-the-learning-brain/
  30. 30. Musicians have better memory http://scienceblogs.com/cognitivedaily/2009/05/musicians_have_better_memory_-.php
  31. 31. A study shows that in the parietal lobes - which are associated with the senses, memory and attention - the neural response of musicians are faster than that of non- musicians. The study adds to a growing body of evidence showing that musical training has a wonderful positive effect on cognitive abilities. http://www.spring.org.uk/2014/11/musics-amazing-effect-on-long-term-memory-and-mental-abilities-in-general.php
  32. 32. A study found that adults learned a new language more effectively when they sang the words instead of spoke them. http://www.creativitypost.com/education/music_helps_memory http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23860945
  33. 33. Sylvain Moreno has demonstrated links between children’s experiences in music and their auditory skills. https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/769046140 location 4900.
  34. 34. 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. http://www.spring.org.uk/2013/09/10-magical-effects-music-has-on-the-mind.php http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0003566
  35. 35. Further inspiration https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Listening-tips-1485898
  36. 36. Question # 6 How can music help people think creatively?
  37. 37. http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/13/opinion/sunday/is-music-the-key-to-success.html Music reinforces your confidence in the ability to create. Paul Allen Co-founder of Microsoft
  38. 38. Musicians use more parts of their brain more frequently than the average people. http://www.physorg.com/news142185056.html
  39. 39. Further inspiration https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/The-brain-1500203
  40. 40. Question # 7 How can music help us learn about ourselves?
  41. 41. 15 minute exercise Part # 1 Listen to music of your own choice for 5 minutes. Part # 2 Write, for 5 minutes, about thoughts and/or feelings you had / felt, as you listened to the music. Part # 3. Talk to another person for about 5 minuutes about thoughts and/or feelings you had / felt as you listened to music. Adapted from http://www.edutopia.org/blog/music-writing-trigger-creativity-jeffrey-pflaum
  42. 42. Intense music experiences cause long-term changes to occur in, for example, people’s  personal values,  perception of the meaning of life, and  social relationships. http://m.pom.sagepub.com/content/early/2013/07/10/0305735613482024
  43. 43. Further inspiration https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Questions-to-discover-your-values-1329394

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