Psychology of Music As It Pertains To the Mindset in Praise and Worship

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Subject Area:Psychology

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In addition, your assignment header should include your last name, first initial, course code, dash, and assignment number. This should be left justified, with the page number right justified. For example: KnightOPSY7103-V2 Save a copy of your assignments: You may need to re-submit an assignment at your instructor’s request. Make sure you save your files in accessible location. Academic integrity: All work submitted in each course must be your own original work. Most importantly, people use music to express their emotions. Other studies that have focused on this topic have found a strong correlation between emotions in music and emotional development (Donovan, 2014). It is, therefore, surprising to learn different ways of how the mind/brain systems can respond to emotions expressed through music and how the brain systems cognitive neuroscience.

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Most of the available research work have been conducted in genres of contemporary music including classical, country, Jazz, Rap, rock, R&B/hip-hop, and ethnic (Theorell, 2014). They have left out the subdivisions of praise and worship less explored. Similarly, Krause & Hayward (2013); Root Luna, Van Tongeren & Witvliet (2017) contend that positive psychology of worship songs helps to influence the psychology of believers. They established a strong association between life satisfaction, expressive worship, and emotional wellbeing. Praise and worship music made worshipers develop positive inner feelings about themselves and effectually affected their overall behaviors. Praise and worship music also made respondents feel spiritually connected to Elohim and the urge to assist others. However, a number of questions that remain unanswered are: a. , 2012), explain that the approach involves findings of the cause and effect of a research question.

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Researchers that use this approach as questions revolving around, “how,” “why,” “who,” and “what. ” Hence, the proposal will involve the collection of quantitative information whose analysis be guided by mathematical statistics like the mean and standard deviation. The descriptive approach will help describe the current level of a phenomenon among the worshipers. Most importantly, the study will rely on a closed-structured survey. According to Saunders, Lewis & Thornhill (2012), any study that applies Likert scale question must design a questionnaire to have columns or multiple lines. Doing so ensures that respondents follow all the items and select one that uses them without any difficulty. Sample and population The stud will use a sample of 500 respondents to volunteer to participate in the study. The sample will comprise of students aged from 18 years and above.

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The sample will consist of undergraduates and graduate students studying different courses at the Northcentral University (NCU). I will stand at the exit door to access most of the choir members coming out of the rehearsals. Therefore, this will help give a majority of the choir attendee’s time and attention to pick surveys. All the respondents are given one week. Such a time will allow every respondent enough time to read, through the introduction and questions. Furthermore, I will let more time for the church participants, because, a majority of the participant maybe students, local junior colleges, universities are always busy while attending to their curriculum and extra-curriculum activities. doi:10. 1558/imre. vl7i2. 127 Krause, N. , & Hayward, R. Virtue, positive psychology, and religion: Consideration of an overarching virtue and an underpinning mechanism.

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