The origin of music is entwined with the birth of human civilization. It has been and continues to be a means for communicating human emotions and expressions. It has long been believed that music also have always played a role in human social behavior.
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Today’s behavioral scientists are even looking further into just how specific music is to social behavior and considering how music might be manipulated to create social behavioral outcome, leaning on research findings that points to the element of synchronization in music as a transient in contributing to synchronization and community cohesion. Research also found that asynchronization (the opposite of synchronizing) produced contrasting results, in terms of social behavior, according to Tal-Chen Rabinowitch.
Is society undermining the latitude of just how much music might be able to change the world?
Can music effect social change? This is a complex question, because both music and social change exist in multiple forms and within diverse contexts. What types of music cause social change and what kinds of social change are generated by music are questions that deserve systematic empirical investigation. (The Potential of Music to Effect Social Change;)Tal-Chen Rabinowitch