Entertaiment is a broad field that offers many kinds of pleasure. It is a powerful stress-buster, lifting moods and reducing cortisol levels, while allowing people to experience an enormous range of emotions in a safe and controlled setting. It can also offer catharsis, heal emotional wounds, and stimulate the intellect by challenging the mind. Entertaiment can be as entertaining as it is educational, and often demonstrates a great capacity to cross over media. Click on the collocations below to find more examples.
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