Music helps to endure physical pain.
Psychologists from the Scottish University in Glasgow (Glasgow Caledonian University) conducted experiments on people and came to the conclusion that music can act as a painkiller.
In the course of laboratory studies, scientists asked volunteers to hold their hand in very cold water for as long as possible.During the experiment, one group of volunteers was offered to watch the comic on TV, another was asked to be counted in mind, and the third was given the opportunity to listen to their favorite tunes: punk, rock, folk, classical, and so on.
It turned out that the music listeners lasted the longest. Researchers believe that music most emotionally captures and distracts a person, reducing anxiety and increasing tolerance for discomfort.
“The most amazing choice was the song” Firestarter “by the band Prodigy. Agree, this is not the kind of music that allows you to relax,” said the experiment conducted by doctor Laura Mitchell. listeners. “