Music improves creativity and language skills and decreases anxiety. In fact, music therapy is used in medical facilities to speed up post-stroke recovery, lower high blood pressure, and decrease the level of stress hormones. Music has a positive effect on our skills and abilities, including our emotional intelligence and literacy and reading skills. Music increases healing rates and has wondrous properties. It is a powerful tool for attention training and has a positive effect on academic and cognitive development. Music training requires fluid intelligence and good cognitive skills. At the same time, training improves attention, concentration, and memory performance. Music boosts work productivity, improves coordination, and fights fatigue. It improves attention, causing improvement across different aspects of cognition.
Music therapy reduces negative emotions, relieves stress, and aids physical relaxation. It makes people feel more positive and optimistic. Music can heal the soul and helps us to relax after a stressful day. It has the ability to enhance moods and is a medicine for the heart – even a broken heart.
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