Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Fighting Crime with Classical Music

Here's one for you classic music lovers out there. Police have discovered that classical music can actually cut down crime. Yes you read that right. Here is the link to the article if don't believe me.

http://www.sixwise.com/newsletters/06/10/05/how-classical-music-can-reduce-crime-benefit-your-mood-and-increase-your-spending.htm

Beethoven, Bach, Mozart, they can make this world a safer place with only the power of their music. Who knew?

1 comment:

George Babnick said...

There is some science behind the idea of using music to deter certain types of criminal activity. Like using blue light to deter crime, when used selectively, classical music (as well as some other types of music like soft jazz) can be effective as part of an overall crime prevention strategy. When I worked for the Portland Oregon police we used it successfully on the transit system.

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