The movie 'Jaws' opens with a truly iconic piece of music. Two notes have us on the edge of our seats in anticipation — how does music manipulate our emotions?
What kind of students are we raising when music is seen as a "frill?" The decision to drastically cut music education is a misguided policy.
For non-fans, listening to death metal is a negative experience. But research has found the music has the opposite effect on fans, giving rise to positive experiences such as power, joy and peace.