What is Entertaiment?


Entertaiment is anything that provides enjoyment and amusement. It can include activities such as watching movies, TV shows, and series; playing video games; listening to music; reading books or poetry; playing sports or other physical games; attending live performances; and creating or appreciating visual art. Entertainment stimulates the brain to realease seratonin and dopamine. It often hits on the themes that the human mind was evolved to deeply react to, like backstabbing and murders in the social world humans were shaped to understand.

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The word entertainment derives from the Latin intertenere, which means “to hold inside.” The prefix inter relates to the inner part of something, and the suffix ten relates to its stretching or expanding.