People of all cultures and backgrounds love their music. This is a little surprising considering that music has no intrinsic value – unlike food and sex – but nevertheless triggers profoundly rewarding experiences.
Well, science is just starting to come up with some answers. According to science, among other things, music sends dopamine (the brain’s pleasure chemical) flooding through our brains and relieves stress by triggering biochemical stress reducers.
These are just a few scientific facts we discovered in our latest infographic below on why listening to music makes us feel so good.
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