FOLLOW High-street businesses as an experience
Shops are no longer just a functional place to buy things in. In the face of competition from online retailers, many high-street businesses can provide their customers with more than just satisfying their basic needs: They can repackage shops as an experience, using the marketing power of sound that is accessible through online music libraries.
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FOLLOW Mozart as Medicine: Music Therapy and the Health Benefits of Music
David Binanay started playing the violin when he was five. By age twelve, he performed at the world-famous Carnegie Hall in New York City and, soon after, at the White House. In 2006, fresh off graduation from Villanova University, Binanay was positioned perfectly to build his life around music.
Health Benefits Of Music
Music has been shown to play a role in healing our bodies and increasing our health and happiness.
Studies show that music relieves pain in patients, and also relieves stress and anxiety... Limitations in the Findings About Music There is still ambiguity if listening to or playing the music causes the benefits. It is not known if stimulating or relaxing music is doing the healing. It is not known if the music is the person’s favourite music or of his liking, as opposed to something chosen by the experimenter. There are several other factors like a group playing vs individual playing of music, or a large random trial, which needs to be looked at in the future FOLLOW Does music help us work better? It depends
The debate over whether we should be allowed to rock out at our desks has been raging for decades. Now science is providing some answers – and they’re not what you think.
Music and productivity During World War II, the BBC broadcasted upbeat music in factories twice a day to see if it might step up the pace of work and get the military what they needed. It worked. One report stated th... Music and motivation
Playing the right music in the office motivates staff.
When you're concentrating, you'll want calmer, more relaxing music. At the end of the day, when you're feeling tired, you'll desire more upbeat music. The benefits of music
There are two possible ways music might be beneficial while working:
It makes us feel good, therefore helping us to work through otherwise tedious tasks. It makes us smarter. The Mozart effect is a well-known example - that listening to a piano sonata composed by a genius can make you perform better. Some famous composers' work has better cognitive benefits than others. Studies show that Mozart's sonata increased "alpha band" brain waves, which is linked to memory, cognition, and problem-solving. FOLLOW Pop music 'saw three revolutions'
The evolution of western pop music, spanning from 1960 to 2010, has been analysed by scientists. A team from Queen Mary University of London and Imperial College London looked at more than 17,000 songs from the US Billboard Hot 100.
Western pop music A research team looked at more than 17,000 songs from the US Billboard Hot 100 and found three music revolutions - in 1964, 1983, and 1991.
The researchers looked at the di...
Stylistic revolutions In the 1960s, the radical new rocky sound emerged from the Beatles to the Rolling Stones. The minor seventh chords were introduced through funk, soul, and disco in the 1970s. In the 1980s, there was a blip where the introduction of arena rock meant that music lacked diversity. New technology, synthesizers, samplers, and drum machines marked the second major style shift in 1983. In 1991, rap and hip-hop went mainstream. This revolution doesn't use a lot of harmonies. Emphasis is on speech sounds and rhythm. Deepstash is better on the app. Discover new ideas and get inspired daily. GET THE APP SIGN IN