With the World Cup going on in Brazil, I thought it would be appropriate to talk about not the game itself, but why are sports fans so loyal and dedicated to their favorite teams? And if you haven’t seen just how crazy people go just after one goal, then you don’t know what I mean just yet. But there are actually legitimate and scientific reasons why sport fans are as crazy as they are.
Music is a wonderful phenomenon. It has many wondrous abilities in the human mind, and has a pretty big influence in our lives. No matter the genre, we all can enjoy music in its many shapes and forms. However, music plays an even bigger role in society, and has many great properties. But what exactly makes music so great and powerful in our lives? And more importantly, can learning to play an instrument actually make us smarter?