Music in Context
Lead Author(s): OpenCourse Library, David Such
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A question pack on music in context by David Such for Open Course Library.
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Your instructor points out that music and advertising
are very compatible, because the brain can associate the name of a product with a catchy, short jingle
are very compatible, because music can carry subliminal messages
are incompatible, because music does little too stimulate product recognition.
Are incompatible. Music in advertising is simply there as background. It is really not needed.
Tests involving infants show a definite increase in spatial intelligence.
Your instructor believes that bad music or music with negative lyrics
can cause a good kid to engage directly in bad behavior
can reinforce negative tendencies in a person who is already pre-disposed toward violence or depression.
has no affect, whether it is positive or negative, on a person
does not exist
Name another artist whose music has been noted for increase spatial test scores.
our instructor points out that music seems ideally suited for religion because both tend to be
good and wholesome
based on necessity
Post Traumatic Stress disorder can occur
after someone experiences physical harm or a very traumatic experience
when the neurons of the brain fail to operate normally
as the result of hallucinations and imagined physical harm
only in infants, not adults
The "Mozart Effect" refers to listening to Mozart's music, which can
alter one's mood from negative to positive
can make young children feel "anxious"
perhaps raise one's I.Q.
perhaps add one to two years onto one's life span
Which of the following statements lends the most support to the idea that drumming is a useful tool for healing.
current studies show that sress is responsible for about 98% of fatal diseases.
the heart responds to many external stimuli, such as the beating of the drum.
drumming in African society is only used for entertainment, not healing.
The brain has no receptors specifically for music; whears, the heart does have such receptors.
According to your instructor, what are two characteristics of the American character found in jazz?
greed and desire
captitalism and competitiveness
conformity and power
individualism and freedom
Above all else, swing kids craved ______________ in a militarized Nazi state.
a streetwise education
promiscuity and drugs
Nazi authorities regarded German Swing Youth and their dancing as
threat to the local economy
a harmless means of self expression
a tolerable menace
a dangerous foreign import
What are the differences between early jazz and modern jazz.
modern jazz was mostly about entertainment
early jazz had little popularity
Early jazz big bands functioned as entertainment for dancers and were highly popular
Modern jazz never evolved beyond early jazz. Hence, people got bored with modern jazz.
Swing kids adopted swing music and the swing lifestyle in order to forward a political agenda.
Whitey's Lindy Hoppers got their start at the
What is the name of a dance style that emerged during the swing band era of 1930s and 1940s?
An important fashion statement of the Swing Kids was their
wearing of red bandanas
flagrant haircuts and wearing long hair
American swing music entered Germany by means of
radio and international guest musicians
television and local musicians who learned the style from records
American performers with a German heritage who returned to Germany to teach swing musician to German musicians.
the German educational system
Some of the problems with the Mozart effect research include
Too many tests have been done.
limited knowledge of how demographic issues may effect test scores.
Too many research subjects have been tested.
Too many independent control groups have been used.
Some studies show that drumming
can cure certain forms of cancer
has no real function or benefit in neuroscience, according to all experts
has no social significance in African societies, especially when it comes to the issue of healing.
in some cases alter brainwave patterns and reduce stress