Tag Archives: Music

Cats relax to the sound of music

Influence of music and its genres on respiratory rate and pupil diameter variations in cats under general anaesthesia: contribution to promoting patient safety From Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery It is widely accepted that, in humans, music confers numerous … Continue reading

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Music, violence, politics, integrity: Feminist contradictions or an editorial in the form of 18 tweets

From European Journal of Women’s Studies This most recent issue of the European Journal of Women’s Studies publishes an editorial where some shared thoughts about; music, violence, politics and integrity are presented. The paper is unusual in that it is composed … Continue reading

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Women are more attracted to guitarists than sporty guys

Men’s music ability and attractiveness to women in a real-life courtship context From Psychology of Music It is apparent that music plays a role in sexual selection. This study carried out an experiment in a real-life setting and showed that … Continue reading

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The power of music: Its impact on the intellectual, social and personal development of children and young people

From International Journal of Music Education Recent advances in the study of the brain have enabled us to get a better understanding of the way that active engagement with music may influence other development.  This paper considers the effects of … Continue reading

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Making friends with Jarvis Cocker: Music culture in the context of web 2.0

From Cultural Sociology Recent years have seen some significant changes in music culture, the Web 2.0 movement has been a catalyst. The general shift has been toward virtual cultural artefacts, where individuals download digitally compressed music files from internet sources … Continue reading

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The Glastonbury experience is a great way of achieving personal growth and self-discovery: The impact of festivals on well-being

The impact of music festival attendance on young people’s psychological and social well-being From Psychology of Music The benefits of music are well known, but this article considers an area not well researched. The impact of music festivals on participants’ … Continue reading

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Love ballads leave women more open to romance

‘Love is in the air’: Effects of songs with romantic lyrics on compliance with a courtship request From Psychology of Music If you’re having trouble getting a date, French researchers suggest that picking the right soundtrack could improve the odds. … Continue reading

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Sonic city: the evolving economic geography of the music industry

From Journal of Planning Education and Research While musicians can come from anywhere, they migrate over time. This research finds the music industry has become significantly more concentrated. In the US, New York and Los Angeles remain dominant locations with … Continue reading

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