10 Magical Effects Music Has On the Mind

Posted on September 24, 2013

Music can improve verbal IQ, aid in heart disease treatment, evoke colours in the mind and even help you see happy faces all around.

Every fan of music knows the tremendous power it can have over both thoughts and emotions.

Great music can transform an ordinary day into something magical, even spiritual. It can provide solace, release, strong sensations and more.

But music’s influence spreads further still: right up from our genetic code, through our thoughts and bodies and out into how we relate in groups.

Have you ever felt chills down your spine while listening to music? According to a study by Nusbaum and Silvia (2010), over 90% of us have.

How much you feel, though, depends on your personality. People who are high in one of the five personality dimensions called ‘openness to experience’, are likely to feel the most chills while listening to music.

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Source material from Psy Blog


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