The Psychology of Music in Positive Psychology as it pertains to the Mindset in Praise and Worship Name Institution Course Professor Date Introduction Positive psychology involves a scientific study regarding the things that encourages individuals and community to thrive. Some researchers hold that there is a distinct connection between music and positive psychology. Undoubtedly music is used to speak to multitude of individuals around the globe. It triggers some kind of emotional responses that encourages individuals and the community to do positive things that eventually helps them to grow. Praise and worship is a good example of music that is extensively utilized for positive psychology in the religious set up. In order to understand the psychological effects of music it is significant to understand these elements including religion spirituality and emotions. Several previously studies have been conducted to establish the connection between positive psychology and praise and worship. Some 81. Packer J. & Ballantyne J. (2010). The impact of music festival attendance on young people’s psychological and social well-being. Psychology of Music 39(2) 164-181. Pascoe R. Leong S. MacCallum J. Mackinlay E. Marsh K. Smith B. et al. (2005). National review of school music education: Augmenting the diminished. Canberra: Australian Government. Perlovsky L. Cabanac A. Bonniot-Cabanac M. C. & Cabanac M. (2013). Mozart effect cognitive dissonance and the pleasure of music. Behavioural Brain Research 244 9-14. Tracy Lynda A. "Biblical Worship Is Good for You!" laudemont.org. Ontario Theological Seminary. Web. 20 May 2015. <http: Tshabalala B. G & Patel C. J. (2010). The role of praise and worship activities in spiritual well-being: perceptions of a Pentecostal Youth Ministry group. School of Psychology University of KwaZul-Natal Glenwood Durban South Africa (January 2010). International Journal of Children’s Spirituality Vol. 15 No. 1 February 2010 73-82. Routledge Taylor & Francis Group [...]
Instructions Title: The Psychology of Music in Positive Psychology as it pertains to the Mindset in Praise and Worship Prepare a literature review that addresses the topic you have been working on throughout this course. Remember, you likely have prepared literature reviews, albeit probably as sections of previous papers in your studies. The challenge for you now is that you will apply a critical eye toward what is known about the research topic and what you can identify as possible gaps in past research. Your previous assignments will offer great help to you as you put your literature review together. Specifically, you will need to: • Introduce the problem. • Include a clear and concise thesis statement. • Provide sufficient background to the reader. • Identify similarities between various research findings on the topic. Provide examples to illustrate the similarities. • Identify differences between various research findings on the topic. Provide examples to illustrate the differences. • Synthesize the themes and relationships you have identified in your research into the topic. • Summarize the key findings of previous research. • Conclude with an assessment of the status of the problem being researched. Support your literature review with at least 10 references from scholarly resources. You may incorporate the 10 resources you have used in other assignments as well as include other resources you have located throughout the course. Length: 8-10 pages, not including title and reference pages Your assignment should demonstrate thoughtful consideration of the ideas and concepts presented in the course by providing new thoughts and insights relating directly to the topic. Your response should reflect scholarly writing and current APA style standards. Be sure to adhere to Northcentral’s Academic Integrity Policy.