It's pretty obvious that music can have quite emotional effects.
It's used often in public events.
Like movies, video games, and even at sports games.
It's known that even without other stimuli, music can bring people to their knees crying, or give them new will to live.
Good music can give people chills.
Some even call audiophiles hedonists.
They may be right, to an extent.
After all, the chemical reactions produced by the limbic system are almost the same in conception as those produced from sex, or even food.
Different people have different reactions to music, though.
Introverts tend to have an inner focus.
Music is a disuption to them - performance in all areas is reduced if overt music is present.
For extroverts, areas such as reading comprehension, studying, and learning are enhanced when the same music is there.
The level of music's emotional power of people depends on the individual's exposure and cultural dependency on it.
I wonder if they could mass-market this.
Make your kids listen to music...and when they grow up, all they need to speed-read is a Bee Gees song in the background!
Who said science had no material gain in it?
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