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The Impact of Music on Stress Levels




Examine how different types of music affect stress and relaxation.


  • Heart rate monitor
  • Stress survey or questionnaire
  • Music player and headphones
  • Notebook for recording data
  • Participants


  1. Measure baseline heart rates and stress levels of participants using a survey or questionnaire.
  2. Play different types of music (e.g., classical, rock, nature sounds) for a set duration.
  3. Measure heart rates and stress levels again after listening to each type of music.
  4. Record the data in your notebook.
  5. Compare the effects of different music types on heart rate and stress levels.
  6. Analyze your findings to determine how music influences stress and relaxation.
  7. Present your results in a report, discussing the potential benefits of music for stress reduction.