People used their creativity to make sounds and rhythms from long time ago. Day by day, with the fast progress in entertaining industries and the human’s popular amusing requirements, the music has developed not only in quantity but also quality. We have so many types of song to choose: from gentle acoustic songs with guitar and violin to quick tempo EDM tracks, from rock songs with wilderness to sweet pop ballad music pieces. They make our life more colorful and lively. Above all, there is a type of music that not only affect our mental health, but also proved to be very good for our body. It is classical music – a type of music known as one of the oldest genre in human history. Below are some benefits of classical music that you might not know, even with people who are fans of it.
Faster Brain Function When Listening to Music While Working.
In many colleges, scientists and researchers have done a large number of experiments and surveys about the link between the brain functions and the sound they heard. For example, they gave a test to some students. While the students were solving the test, they turned on the Spring Symphony of Vivaldi. The students’ results were better with faster and more accurate answers in comparison with the group listened to Autumn Symphony – a sadder compose.
So the experiments showed that the tempo and the quality of the music piece (happy, sad, bright, dark, slow, quick…) have some certain impacts on a person’s productivity, especially works that require the brain to work harder. So if you want to boost up your spirit and work harder, try some classical music pieces with mid – tempo and bright notes. They would have positive effects on your mind and make you feel better when doing exercises or trying to understand something new!
Alzheimer Patients and Classical Music
Elders are likely to meet some old age diseases about mental condition and one of the most common one is Alzheimer – losing memories. This disease is often found in older people with the age of 70 or more and elders who don’t have to use their brain to process works usually. Doctors have spent many decades to find the cure or at least reduce the symptom of it, and so far classical music is an effective solution.
The classical music helps Alzheimer patients to improve their minds and somehow recover some pieces of their memories. In fact, many people who attend the classical music treatment for Alzheimer patients feel better, happier and have positive results in comparison with others who only take pills.
Get Better Sleep with Classical Music
Researches indicate that using smartphones or laptops have bad effects to your sleep and make it harder for you to fall asleep right away even when you are exhausted after a long day working. That’s the reason why you should find another hobby before going to be instead of watching some episodes of The Walking Dead and complain about how sleepy you are the next day. In fact, listening to classical music is very good for your sleep. It is often used as a treatment for people with sleep issues. So why don’t you give it a try?
According to a study about sleep and sleep problems, classical music is very good to get your body feel relaxed and want to rest. So 45 minutes listen to a gentle melody from the violin and flute is very good if you are looking for a deep sleep. And don’t forget a glass of warm milk before bed!
Express Your Emotions with Classical Music
Music is a way for people to connect to each other firmly through the emotions that are in common. People who share the same personalities and passions often have the same interest in the same kinds of music. Songs can speak out things that can’t describe in words. We can never say things we are thinking when we are distracted by strong feelings. Every day, people have to fight with strong emotions like agony, love, depression and so on. When we are connected to music, we can begin facing with those feelings directly without being distracted. Researches from Southern Methodist showed that when listening to classical music, university students feel more comfortable socializing with others, regardless of how strange they are in the group. They talked more and acted wisely, their brain didn’t emit the signals to the body to start like self – defense systems. Everything was perfect.
Everyone can enjoy classical music even when they feel tired, exhausted or lazy. Listening to classical music helps you to express your emotions and improve the way you feel the world so as to avoid being stressed out.
Reduce The Blood Pressure
There is a fact that classical music is a free cure for high blood pressure people. There is a connection between the tempo of Symphony No.9 of Beethoven and the blood pressure. Scientists found out that the rhythm of the music piece synchronized with the natural rhythm of human body, thus keeps it in standard quality and prevent some symptoms of high blood pressure.
Happiness Comes from Simplest Things
Monday seems to be the hardest day of the week. However, you can change the situation just by listening to music, especially classical ones. It’s one of the best thing to boost up the first day of the week with full of energy. The mood is very important for anyone to start off their work.
Though the classical music can’t help you to increase your IQ immediately or make you feel like a superhuman with incredible productivity, it is still a wonderful additional tool for anyone who is in trouble with their concentration and moods. It provides favorable conditions for your body to feel relaxed and escape from the hustle and the bustle of the busy life. Just enjoy the music and you can do whatever you want without being distracted or worrying about the surrounding noises.