Entertaiment is more than just amusement; it can be a powerful stress reliever, lifting one to a euphoric state and putting one’s problems on hold. It can also educate, providing a cathartic experience or offering cerebral engagement in the form of puzzles and strategic video games. It can even provide social interaction, whether by playing a team sport or watching a comedy show with friends. Entertaiment is a vast universe, catering to diverse interests and emotional states. Click on a collocation to see more examples.
Article by: Jennifer Smit, Ph.D., and Jessica C. Smith, Ph.D., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.