Monday, June 12, 2017

Music hath charms …

… The science of songs: how does music affect your body chemistry? | Books | The Guardian. (Hat tip, Dave Lull.)

… experiments have demonstrated that music is extremely effective at curing insomnia; that shoppers spend more money in stores playing classical music; and that communal singing helps humans to bond with each other by releasing oxytocin into our system - the same chemical we experience during sex or breast-feeding.

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