Monthly Archives: January 2015

Background Music with Homework? Part 4: Music and Study

A continuation from Background Music with Homework? Part 3 -Music in Society, Part 2 -Stress, emotions and music and Part 1. To understand this post you should read these first. This is the final instalment. In the previous blog I discussed some ways

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Background Music with Homework? Part 3: Music in Society

A continuation from Background Music with Homework? Part 2 -Stress, emotions and music and Part 1. I recommend you read these first. As said in the previous blog, music evokes emotion, and emotion affects physiological change. Consequently music has the

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Background Music with Homework? Part 2 -Stress, emotions and music.

A continuation from Background Music with Homework? Part 1. Last time, we discussed music as being an art form with a unique capacity to evoke an emotional response. Not only can music awaken our emotional self, but through its emotive

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Background Music with Homework? Part 1.

Next week I’m giving a lecture for schools in the UK titled ‘Study, Stress and Music’. I’ll be repeating this in Singapore the week after. ‘Study, Stress and Music’ is based on the knowledge that approximately 70% of school students

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