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0856380 Music's Affects on the Brain


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My integrated media series will be about music and its effects on learning and relaxation.

0856380 Music's Affects on the Brain

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  2. 2. <ul><li>Music is an auditory form of art that is commonly enjoyed by all cultures throughout the world </li></ul><ul><li>It exists in many genres which range from Acoustic to Alternative, Classical to Country, and Rock to R&B </li></ul><ul><li>People should listen to music more because studies have shown it enhances learning, and has proven relaxing effects </li></ul>2
  3. 3. <ul><li>Music at least 60 beats per minute or more has been shown to activate the left and right sides of the brain </li></ul><ul><li>This means the brain is much more effective when processing information </li></ul><ul><li>This is why music is starting to be played for infants and young children in attempts in aiding their brain’s development </li></ul><ul><li>Music has also been proven to enhance teenager’s ability to learn in certain subjects like Science, Math, and reducing child delinquency </li></ul>
  4. 4. A U.S. gallop pole conducted in 2006, illustrates Music’s affect on the intellectual capabilities of students who play an instrument. Students who are in music are much more likely to succeed in school because of their increased brain activity 4
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  6. 6. Does Music Helps You Relax? <ul><li>Yes! Different genres have specific affects which could help you sleep, or get rid of unwanted stress. Classical music from the baroque period causes the heart beat and pulse rate to relax to the beat of the music. Music affects the amplitude and frequency of brain waves. Music also affects breathing rate, a key factor in relaxation. It can also cause the pupils to dilate, increase blood pressure, and increase the heart rate, which of course, would be the opposite of relaxations and more like an increase in energy. </li></ul>9
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  9. 9. <ul><li>Most people think listening to music is just a pastime, but maybe if people listened to it more often there would be less of a need for anxiety medications or other expensive anti-stress treatments such as massage therapy, counseling, and prescription medication. This is why music is being used more and more by healthcare and education professionals around the world. </li></ul>11
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