Music Informative Speech Essay

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Introduction I. Attention Getter Pop, rock, country, opera, classical; did you know that your heartbeat mimics the beat of the music you're listening to. A. How many of you listen to music on a daily basis? B. Whether to or from school, or just whenever you get the chance. II. Reason to listen: I think it’s safe to say that all of you have listened to or heard music at one point of your life, but did you know music influences and manipulates us more than we know? III. Thesis Statement: Today I am going to tell you about an aspect of human culture that appears just about everywhere you go: music. IV. Credibility Statement: Being a big music lover, I was curious about how much music really affected me, and hence my research began. A. I have …show more content…

III. Finally, music offers many advantages to those who listen. A. Medically, certain music can help significantly in healing the mind and the body. 1. Music therapists are professionals trained to use music and/or musical instruments to promote overall health and well-being in their patients (“Positive & Negative…,” 2017). a) The method supports treatment of all sorts of ailments, including physical pain, to substance abuse, to high stress. b) Reducing pain, “music has been employed in studies of people experiencing significant pain, patients having surgery, and women giving birth” (Ranard, 2016). a. Head surgeons play music roughly 62-72 percent of the time in the operating room according to a new report published in The BMJ (Gregolre, 2014). b. “Roughly 80 percent of operating room staff say that music benefits cooperation between team members, reduces anxiety levels and improves efficiency” (Gregolre, 2014). 2. When use correctly, certain music has shown to improve mental health and the mind. a) “Listening to music on headphones reduces stress and anxiety in hospital patients before and after surgery” (Collingwood,

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