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How music affects your brain

HOW MUSIC AFFECTS YOUR BRAIN Have you ever wondered why we love music? Ana Pak Hippocampus Nucleus Accumbens & Reading music or looking at own dance moves Amygdala Auditory Cortex Controlls movement while playing or dancing to music Prefrontal Cortex Also controlls emotional reactions towards the music Corpus Callosum Connects both sides of the brain; left and right Amygdala Controls behavior, expression and decision making Motor Cortex Perceives, analyzes, and listens to sounds and tones Visual Cortex music memories, experiences, and context Emotional reactions towards the music THE EFFCT OF LISTENING TO MUSIC ON WORK PERFORMANCE 50 This study measured the effect of music listening on state positive affect, work quality and time-on-task of computer information systems developers. Effects of music on work performance, in this case, software design, may be explained by increases in state positive affect. 40 30 45 15 20 10 Male Female Narrative responses revealed the value of music listening for positive mood change and enhanced perception on design while working. Evidence is provided of the presence of a learning curve in the use of music for positive mood alteration. Overall, the study contributes to the development of a model that aspires to elucidate music and workplace interactions; as well, it has implications for organizational practice. Source: Developers

How music affects your brain

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This infographic was created for a college level course, Infographics class. Mymajor is New Media Design so I am starting to build my portfolio.


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