Music Listening Predicted Improved Life Satisfaction in University Students During Early Stages of the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Amanda E Krause, James Dimmock, Amanda L Rebar, Ben Jackson
Frontiers in Psychology | Frontiers Media | Published : 2021
Quarantine and spatial distancing measures associated with COVID-19 resulted in substantial changes to individuals' everyday lives. Prominent among these lifestyle changes was the way in which people interacted with media-including music listening. In this repeated assessment study, we assessed Australian university students' media use (i.e., listening to music, playing video/computer games, watching TV/movies/streaming videos, and using social media) throughout early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic in Australia, and determined whether media use was related to changes in life satisfaction. Participants (N = 127) were asked to complete six online questionnaires, capturing pre- and during-pand..View full abstract