The Role of Technology in Music Listening For Health and Wellbeing
- *Corresponding Author:
- Don Knox
Cowcaddens Rd, Glasgow
Lanarkshire G4 0BA, United Kingdom
E-mail: [email protected]
Received Date: June 08, 2015; Accepted Date: June 25, 2015; Published Date: June 28, 2015
Citation: Knox D, MacDonald R (2015) The Role of Technology in Music Listening For Health and Wellbeing. J Biomusic Eng 3:106. doi:10.4172/2090-2719.1000106
Copyright: © 2015 Knox D, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Music listening has positive effects upon a variety of physiological and psychological parameters important to health and wellbeing and contributes directly to physical health. Music has been found to reduce stress, the effects demonstrated through reduced cortisol levels, and affect immune system strength, as measured by salivary immunoglobulin A.