Music and art are basic functions that human cannot function without. Irrespective of whether one is taking pleasure or creating it, sound is unavoidable. Music has been highly valued by people as a significant interaction in life. It has been used for enjoyment, listening, emotional response, and performing. Music reflects and makes social conditions that hold up social change.
Studies have shown that playing/singing music or even listening to music can have wondrous outcomes. One outcome is that it improves mathematical skills, communication skills, and creativity. It also has intriguing health benefits like stress relief, motivational exercising, and even could be used as a supplement to a drug. Music can change and even make your personality. It also helps you develop socially and get along as a society.
Most of these activities, such as sports, are after school. Teenagers start to spend more and more time with their peers and less time with their families (“Peer Pressure: Its Influence on Teens and Decision Making”, 2008). With this happening teens tend to pick up on habits that their peers have, or start talking and acting as their peers do; they start taking more risks. It often seems as if “peer influence can be hard to resist- it really has become “pressure”- and you may feel compelled to do something you’re not comfortable with” but they do it anyways (“Peer Pressure: Its Influence on Teens and Decision Making”, 2008). There is a direct effect on brain signals dealing with risk and reward ... ... middle of paper ... ...opt or reject the behaviors of their peer group” when they are in a social group (Cho & Chung, 2011).
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Artist themselves include different melodies and beats to create certain emotions to reach out to their audience. They ultimately want their fans to relate and be able to feel and express some type of emotion from it. Many people use music as an escape from reality, it gives them a sense of peace within themselves. “One possibility is that individuals use music as a mean of regulating emotions in everyday life” (Premuzic, Furnham, pg.3). Regulating your emotions is important because it helps a person with their state of mind.
As the researcher sigth, music not only affects what kind of emotions we may be in, but we also seem to have a habit of choosing music based on the emotion we are already feeling. Music can give benefits in many ways. These benefits include mental and emotional benefits, such as releasing of stress, improving emotions, helping depression, and improving IQ/memory. There are also physical benefits to music. Some of these benefits are: easing pain, helping patients recover post-surgery, helping premature babies grow, fixing your heart, enhancing blood vessel service and even aiding in
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The performance of music is what appeals most to people. With live performance, an artist must “sell” his or her creation. They must put smile on their face and convey to the audience that this is their music and through the music explain why it’s awesome. They must persevere through whatever the stage, the audience, and their surroundings give them and put on a good show. In today’s popular music though, this aspect of showma... ... middle of paper ... ...y captivating shows.