One of the hottest debates amongst cognitive psychologists surrounds the purpose of music.
The Hairdressers Journal, the leading online community and magazine for salon hairdressers, recently published MusicWorks research demonstrating the positive impact background music can have on a salon.
Recent evidence finds that music therapy can benefit patients with disorders that are linked to a traumatic brain injury.
The time has arrived for England to deliver. However, unusually and for the first time since England’s win in 1966 the team will have to do it without an official team anthem after the FA apparently decided that this year the players need to stay “fully focused” on the game. Whether this is a good omen or not for Capello’s lads we don’t know but it certainly isn’t good news for fans back home.
At a certain point in the evening it is customary for bar and pub proprietors to turn the lights down and the music up.
Many research studies in many different countries have concluded that music can influence desired behavioural responses in subjects in everyday life.
In mid January The Daily Mail published an article concerning the reduction of bad behaviour at a school where pupils in detention were played classical background music.
Recent research conducted by pub-data specialists CGA found that pubs that provide music take on average 44% more money than pubs without music rising to 60% more at the weekend.
Cometh the season, cometh the time for flu and the common cold. In 2008 research findings were reported in The Telegraph that claimed listening to music can boost the immune system and may even help fight off disease.
There have been several studies that have looked at the impact of on-hold music for improving customer retention during waiting time.