• Stress Proliferation

    Stress Proliferation

    Stress proliferation is the process by which stress is expanded by other factors that make an individual to develop other types of stress other than the one that they developed initially. As a result of this, people that produce such types of stressors become enmeshed in many other stressors that make them miserable. Different studies conducted on some stressors can help identify stress proliferation. Stress proliferation can be caused by some factors including; divorce, the death of a loved one or financial constraints. If stressors are not managed properly, they can lead to the development of other strains that affect the individual emotionally and even socially. Further, they can also…

  • Examination Stress and Working Memory

    Examination Stress and Working Memory

    The purpose of a study by Ferrer was to determine the efficacy of music therapy in the alleviation of stress responses among college students and to determine how different forms of music influence stress levels among the students. The hypothesis for this study is that music, self-selected by a participant reduce stress levels. The study outcomes reveal that music therapy indicated a statistically significant decrease in the stress levels. At a 95% confidence interval, there were serial decrements in stress levels from 2009 to 2012, demonstrating a statistical decrease in stress responses, following self-selection of the songs by the participants. A similar decrement was observed for instructor-selected songs, although the…