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Gifted adolescents 'heavy metal' relieve stress

March 23 2007
00:21

British psychologists say: heavy metal helps talented young people to get rid of negative emotions and stress.

Researchers led by Stuart Kadvolladerom from Warwick University conducted a study in which 1,057 students were involved, National Academy for Gifted and Talented Youth at the age of 11 to 18 years. The children questioned in detail about the family, relationships with peers, recreation, and as if by accident, of his beloved music. But this was the main issue. 39% confessed his love for rock, 18% said that without the mind of R & B, 14% love pop music and only 6% named the best "heavy metal", writes "Membrana.ru.

Metal Lovers psychologists have continued to explore more deeply. It was found that these adolescents loud and aggressive music effectively relieves stress, eliminates the frustration and anger, brighten the mood. "The gifted students to think as fans of classical music, conducting much time for books. I think it is - an inaccurate stereotype. Of course, there is evidence that links heavy metal to poor academic performance and bullying, but we found a group that is denied, - said Dr. Kadvollader.

"We are talking about a group of self-esteem lower than average. They are gifted people may feel more stress and resorted to heavy metal as a way to relieve tension. Adult children's enthusiasm for heavy music often worried, but I think it is - a cleansing. I do not see particular problems, "says the doctor.

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