When it’s time for me to get in the “zone” to write, you’ll find me sitting at my desk with headphones in. Typically, the music I listen to when I write has little to zero lyrics in it. The harmony of the beats and the instruments puts me in a mindset for creativity. After a little while, regardless of who’s around or what’s going on, I’ll catch myself bobbing my head and dancing a little. This got me wondering, what’s going on in my brain that’s got me dancing, nearly subconsciously?
Music has a biological impact on our brains. How neat is that?
Here are a few things I discovered while researching the impact of music on the brain that I found interesting.
Next time you are feeling stressed or down, science says throw on some tunes and release those negative emotions.