Entertaiment – The Act of Entertaining


The act of entertaining; agreeable occupation for the mind; diversion; amusement: Solving the daily crossword is an entertainment for many. The article goes on to point out that a lot of entertainment is focused on social backstabbing and murders which are themes that the brain was evolved to deeply respond to in order to function in a social world. Entertainment stimulates the brain and if done right releases seratonin, dopamine and other chemicals that are good for us.

Bates and Ferri (2010) define Entertainment as an activity understood objectively that encompasses communication between text and audience, is affected by external stimulus, offers pleasure, requires an audience to exist and is a form of passive activity. They also note that Entertainment is consumer activity. Entertainment is a form of entertainment that has been developed over thousands of years.

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