What is Entertaiment?


Entertaiment is a popular topic for discussion. Many books, articles, blogs and videos are written on the topic. Entertaiment is often a controversial topic that can be viewed as a positive or negative experience. Entertaiment is a form of entertainment that stimulates the brain to realease seratonin and other chemicals, wich gives the human mind a feel good feeling. Entertaiment also hits on the points that the human brain was evolved to react deeply to in a social world such as backstabbing, murders etc.

According to Oliver and Barstsch (2010) entertainment can be defined as an activity that is understood objectively, encompasses communication between text and audience, requires external stimuli, offers pleasure, has an audience and occurs in a passive form.