Citation: Psychology of Well-Being 2014 4:26
Music and well-being
Mental health is not only the absence of mental illness, but also the presence of positive well-being. Music is often cited as an effective tool for regulating emotions and may also promote well-being because ...
Citation: Psychology of Well-Being 2014 4:25
An exploratory study of the impact of group singing activities on lucidity, energy, focus, mood and relaxation for persons with dementia and their caregivers
It is known that persons with dementia (PWD) suffer a variety of difficulties, with increased agitation as well as lowered mood, focus and lucidity being amongst their greatest challenges. Caregivers are also ...
Citation: Psychology of Well-Being 2014 4:24
In this article we consider how the question of what music can or cannot do is linked to the kind of light cast upon musical engagement and its outcomes.
Citation: Psychology of Well-Being 2014 4:23
The present research considered everyday music listening in the context of eight situations, classified as high or low on Mehrabian and Russell’s (1974) Pleasure-Arousal-Dominance (PAD) dimensions. Completing ...
Citation: Psychology of Well-Being 2014 4:22
Adolescents’ expression and perception of emotion in music reflects their broader abilities of emotional communication
Musical behavior has been shown to reflect broader individual differences. However, despite the prevalence of music in the lives of young people little is known about the mechanisms through which adolescents’ ...
Citation: Psychology of Well-Being 2014 4:21
There is an expanding field of research into how making or listening to music can improve wellbeing. As a spontaneous, social, creative nonverbal process unfolding in real time, musical improvisation between i...
Citation: Psychology of Well-Being 2014 4:20
Managing performance anxiety and improving mental skills in conservatoire students through performance psychology training: a pilot study
Students with a strong sense of competence in musical skills and control over their physical and psychological well-being enhance their capacity to exceed their average level of performance and achieve an opti...
Citation: Psychology of Well-Being 2014 4:18