Exploring new cultures through music can fascinate the mind.
diversity on a first hand basis in some of my college courses. I have learned diversity is .
important and essential for cognitive skills, especially with teens and young children. .
Introduction to different styles of music can produce new ideas and even integrate new.
experiences with traditional thought processing. As the teens grow and develop and their ability.
to make decisions increases, certain precautions should be taken when dealing with the.
consequences of their decisions such precaution as music awareness.
The purpose of this essay is to establish a difference in the amount of available music in.
what's hot (pop) and what is not (world music). Also to emphasize the possible dangers that can.
capture minds, not only of teens but of everyone. As I conducted my research I couldn't help.
notice the vast difference between the world music sections and the pop music sections in.
virtually every store I visited. Many questions flooded my mind as I noted these differences. .
When considering music, kids decide on which type of music such as rap, rock, alternative, and.
etc. they will buy. Generally, their choices are influenced by popularity, style, and their claim,.
"how it makes me feel." But what happens to their brains when they listen to this pop music.
repeatedly? How healthy is it for teens to selectively choose pop music? .
I visited three stores and took particular note of the large gap between the amount of.
world music groups and the amount of pop groups available. The three stores where I conducted.
my research were: Media Play in Riverdale, Music to the Maxx in Layton, and Wherehouse.
Music located in Layton. Before my research, I called several music stores throughout the local.
area and asked them if they had a world music section and whether or not it would be okay if I.
visited to ask some questions. To my surprise, very stores offered a world music section, so I was.