Music relieves pain, which was determined based on the analysis of the results of up to 72 studies involving 7,000 patients undergoing surgery. Those who listened to music after they finished declared themselves feeling less pain and anxiety, as well as less need to take painkillers than participants spending time without music. Her action was more effective when they could decide on the repertoire themselves.
Similar effects have previously been noted by Danish researchers when they observed patients with fibromyalgia – a chronic rheumatic disease of soft tissues. Researchers speculate that self-selected relaxing music stimulates the release of analgesic uploads.
Music stimulating to action
More energetic songs and faster musical tempo affect the increase of heart rate, blood pressure, and respiratory rate. Thanks to this, they help in getting up early, tearing up activities and helping to give more while running or doing physical exercises.
Music for exercise
Listening to music enhances physical activity. According to the latest findings, published in the pages of “Psychology of Sport and Exercise”, it stimulates beta waves in the brain, as determined by EEG research. It was found that listening to music while walking increased by 28%. feeling pleasure from performing this task in comparison with the lack of auditory stimuli and by 13 percent. about the situation when motivational speeches were chosen instead of music
Music for saving lives
The right rhythm of music can save lives because it makes it easier to stick to the proper pace of chest compressions during heart massage. It’s good to know them, because the chance of survival decreases by 7-10 percent. every minute before resuscitating. According to the famous University of the most effective way to keep the rhythm was humming Bee Gees ‘hit Stayin’ Alive, which has 103 beats per minute, while the ideal rhythm is 100 beats per minute.
Music for sex appeal
Both creating and playing music soundtracks, as well as listening to it, signals higher cognitive abilities and a better psychological form. Therefore, the accompaniment of sounds can make us more attractive to others. This is certainly what men in the eyes of women get, as the Austrian researchers have recently determined. Under the influence of music, women rated higher the attractiveness of a potential partner based on the features of his face. What’s more, the more complex and emotionally stimulating music acted on the ladies to a greater extent, without any influence on men.