What Music Does to Your Brain

Music has an impact on your brain and the kind of music you listen to speaks a lot about your personality. Various music genres and a person’s mood reflects the way you react to a situation. Music is powerful by itself and it helps in a lot of ways to deal with situations happening in our life. It becomes a healer while in dilemma and also becomes the energy source when feeling low.

We present to you some of the effects of music and facts that may help you understand yourself and your mood.

– Your heartbeat mimics the beat of the music you’re listening to.

– Fast music will make you drink faster and louder music in a bar will make you drink more in a shorter period of time.

– A song that gets stuck in your head on repeat is called an earworm.

– Listening to a happy or sad song not only affects your mood but can also change your perception of the world around you. You may recognize happiness or sadness more in others depending on the song.

– There are few activities in life that utilizes the entire brain, and music is one of them.

– Favorite songs are favorites most likely because they’re associated with an intense emotional event in your life.

– Music can keep babies calm twice as long as speech.

– Learning a musical instrument can improve fine motor and reasoning skills.

– When writing, reading or studying listen to music with no vocals. It will help you concentrate better.

– While music can’t cure diseases like Cancer, it can help relieve a patient’s aches and pains.

– People who listen to more than one genre of music, tend to be: smarter, more creative, open-minded, and honest.

– Research shows that the Left ear is better at picking up the music and other sounds.

– A 2007 study found that music, especially classical music, helps plants grow faster.

– None of the Beatles could read or write music.

– Listening to music has the potential to have a small but significant impact on athletic performance.

– Playing music regularly will physically alter your brain structure.

– The brain responds to music the same way it responds to something that you eat.

– Music is often prescribed to patients with Parkinson’s Disease and stroke victims.

A wise man once said, “Lose yourself in the sound of music, and find yourself in the peace of Yoga.”