Study on “Uplifting” Songs…- 7/11/19


Back in 2015, cognitive neuroscientist Dr. Jacob Jolij from the University of Groningen in Holland conducted a study on songs that could help uplift anyone. You know these tracks – no matter how awful your day is going, cranking them up will instantly give you that rush of happy hormones. He identified some criteria used by composers to give their tracks that feel-good vibe and these include lyrical theme, musical key, and tempo.



 

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The Hawk Morning Show Confessional… 10/17/19

The Hawk Morning Show Confessional… 10/17/19

Every Thursday we have a Lehigh Valley resident enter the Hawk Confessional to confess something he or she did or does… then we deliver a penance or pass judgement. Now I know you’re saying… who does this?! While I don’t have an answer for that, we have been flooded with confessions on the confession line which…

A Few Things… 10/17/19

A Few Things… 10/17/19

20-year-old Austin Davis of Keystone Heights Florida has eaten nothing but macaroni and cheese for seventeen years. Therapist Asley McHan says Davis has a selective eating disorder known as avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder, a mental condition where new foods can trigger negative physical reactions. It may stem from childhood trauma and PTSD. Former Teen Mom reality star…

Now Trending! – 10/17/19

Now Trending! – 10/17/19

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A Funny Funeral… 10/15/19

A Funny Funeral… 10/15/19

A true prankster had his last laugh at his own funeral … Shay Bradley recently brought laughs to his own funeral by recording a prank audio message before he passed away. The message said, “Hello?!? Let me out!!! It’s dark in here!!!” It contained a sound effect of him banging on his coffin. Shay then…