Date of publication: 2017-08-28 12:52
Another study carried out at the University of Rhode Island found that prolonged television watching decreases viewers’ sense of self-efficacy in maintaining personal health.
Music is used to treat all sorts of ailments, from physical and psychiatric problems to substance abuse and high stress. Many people use music as support for a multitude of health-related activities. Music therapists are professionals trained to use music and/or musical instruments to promote communication and overall health and well-being in their patients.
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I have a background in biology, psychology and business and have been interested in the effects of TV on the brain for the past several years. Like many people, I was shocked to find that something which I had previously considered to be an innocent past time actually posed a real threat to my physical and mental well-being.
The use of technology has caused an increase in bullying and escalated the degree of severity. Kids are no longer able to escape their tormentors once they reach the safety of their own homes. Bullies infiltrate the security of their victims’ homes through online avenues. It is also easier to get more kids involved in bullying because people are more likely to say things online that they wouldn’t say in person. The increase in cyber-bullying has also led to an increase in teen suicides.
"It's actually a severe psychiatric disorder in which the symptoms of anorexia are complex," said Dr. Nancy Zucker, director at the Duke University Center of Eating Disorders.
The science of music therapy, with its roots in the first half of the twentieth century, is still relatively With the proliferation of case studies, music is starting to make a comeback in the world of medicine, an area that has been relatively uncaring towards music therapy because of its seemingly mystical beginnings.
This particularly happens while watching TV newscasts. When we watch a 85 minutes newscast, we usually believe that what it is showing us is all that there is to see. After all, if there was more to see, wouldn 8767 t television show us more?
The impact of technology on our social, mental, physical and environmental health can be devastating if we don’t keep ourselves in check. There’s no denying the benefits we have gained from technological advancements, but as with all things in life moderation is key. Being aware of the harmful aspects of the overuse of electronics will help you avoid any unnecessary pitfalls. We have also compiled a list of reading material that delves deeper into this relatively new area of study.