slide 1: How can
help people slide 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 slide 3: Question 1
How can music
help people feel happy slide 4: Listening to ”happy music”
gives people a lift and perhaps a
little more energy.
http://ezinearticles.com/Music-And-Its-Influence-On-Behaviorid733185 slide 5: http://hmi.ewi.utwente.nl/verslagen/capita-selecta/CS-Zimmerman-Jurrit.pdf
Angry slide 6: https://youtu.be/tzgRw6V252s slide 7: Question 2
How can music
help people feel excited slide 8: Listening to songs with high
tempos motivates us to
http://www.newyorker.com/tech/elements/walking-helps-us-think slide 9: Research shows that when a task is clearly defined and
repetitive in nature music is useful.
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 slide 10: Study shows what music can positively
influence performance by improving
endurance and exercise intensity.
http://www.bases.org.uk/Music-in-Exercise slide 11: http://hmi.ewi.utwente.nl/verslagen/capita-selecta/CS-Zimmerman-Jurrit.pdf
Angry slide 12: http://youtu.be/aCFVhq6DFhE
Music makes people
Li Huang slide 13: http://musicovery.com slide 14: Question 3
How can music
help people reduce stress slide 15: Music can
calm our nerves and
promote blood circulation.
http://www.helium.com/items/820665-musics-influence-on-behavior slide 16: A review of 23 studies covering almost 1500 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 slide 17: http://youtu.be/tzwWskM4hN8
Tchaikovsky flashwaltz at Hadassah hospital slide 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/ slide 19: Further inspiration
https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/How-do-we-manage-our-emotions-1678947 slide 20: Question 4
How can music
help connect people slide 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 slide 22: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4211412/
Listening to preferred “chill-inducing” music
promotes altruistic behaviour. slide 23: Singing together appears
to inspire spontaneous
http://www.psmag.com/blogs/news-blog/the-sounds-that-bind-new-evidence-of-why-we-love-music-63907 slide 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. slide 25: https://youtu.be/LiouJsnYytI slide 26: Question 5
How can music help people
listen and remember better slide 27: http://www.cbc.ca/news/arts/story/2012/12/28/music-as-therapy.html
Music therapy helps Alzheimer patients remember slide 28: https://youtu.be/T8wzQJxrPgw
6 months of
in adults aged
60 – 85 years. slide 29: Learning to play an instrument helps people to better
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/ slide 30: Musicians have better memory
http://scienceblogs.com/cognitivedaily/2009/05/musicians_have_better_memory_-.php slide 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-
The study adds to a growing body of evidence showing that
musical training has a wonderful positive effect on
http://www.spring.org.uk/2014/11/musics-amazing-effect-on-long-term-memory-and-mental-abilities-in-general.php slide 32: A study found that adults learned a new
language more effectively when they
sang the words instead of spoke them.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23860945 slide 33: Sylvain Moreno has demonstrated links between
children’s experiences in music and their auditory
https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/769046140 location 4900. slide 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.plosone.org/article/info3Adoi2F10.13712Fjournal.pone.0003566 slide 35: Further inspiration
https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Listening-tips-1485898 slide 36: Question 6
How can music
help people think creatively slide 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.
Co-founder of Microsoft slide 38: Musicians use more parts of
their brain more frequently than
the average people.
http://www.physorg.com/news142185056.html slide 39: Further inspiration
https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/The-brain-1500203 slide 40: Question 7
How can music help us
learn about ourselves slide 41: 15 minute exercise
Listen to music of your own choice for 5 minutes.
Write for 5 minutes about thoughts and/or feelings you had / felt
as you listened to the music.
Talk to another person for about 5 minuutes about thoughts and/or
feelings you had / felt as you listened to music.
http://www.edutopia.org/blog/music-writing-trigger-creativity-jeffrey-pflaum slide 42: Intense music experiences cause long-term
changes to occur in for example people’s
perception of the meaning of life and
http://m.pom.sagepub.com/content/early/2013/07/10/0305735613482024 slide 43: Further inspiration