Enter your email below to get exclusive access to our best articles and tips before everybody else. While listening to pleasant music, specific brain regions are triggered, activating reward, autonomic response, and cognitive processing (Menon and Levitin, 2005 ). The authors argue that their study offers insights into the mystery of why listening to music is one of the most rewarding and pleasurable human experiences” (Menon and Levitin, 2005 , p. 175).
There are many changes you might think of in the plans; moving from an individual Apple Music plan to a Family plan, from the head of a Family plan to an Individual plan, from a sub-membership on a Family plan to an Individual plan and individual Apple Music plan to a sub-membership on a Family plan.
Given the difficulties parents sometimes experience with their adolescents and young adults as they go through the developmental process of individuation, the practice of family rituals, especially musical rituals, may provide a fun and easy approach to maintaining the family bonds and cohesion for adolescents and emerging adults.
A Google Apps user cannot even be part of a family in their definition, let alone the owner of it. And yes, I and others tried yesterday to do exactly this… to set up a Play Music for Family account on a Gmail account and to invite a Google Apps user into the family… you are prohibited from doing this.
Our developmental hypothesis posited that adolescents compared to young adults show a stronger association between musical family rituals and outcomes, due to the universal developmental trajectory of individuation and increasing independence from the family.