This is one of a series of articles written by upper year McMaster University Health Sciences students. This week’s blog is written by Rahul Kapur.
Music and physics are intertwined and inseparable. It is difficult to talk about the aesthetics and complex patterns of music without discussing the underlying mathematics that goes into creating a brilliant musical composition. It is evident that music can elicit a wide array of emotions, however, what is the underlying factor that gives music this special ability to touch us so deeply? Why doesn’t any sound create emotional pleasure, love or ecstasy? The answer is: the perfect mathematics.
The occurrence of violence in long-term care homes, both resident-on-resident and towards care staff, is escalating at an alarming rate. The system is failing to provide a living and working environment that preserves the dignity, well-being, and safety of residents and care staff respectively.