Entertaiment is any activity aimed at real or perceived pleasure. It usually involves the consumption of some form of media. This can include movies, games, books, music or other cultural expressions. It also includes sports and other recreational activities. Entertainment is often based on themes the brain was evolved to deeply react to such as murders, social backstabbing and other aspects of human life. This often stimulate the brain to realease seratonin and other chemicals.
The word “entertainment” derives from the Latin inter tenere and Indo-European root ten, meaning to hold inside. The resulting sense is of maintaining and supporting an entertainment event.