Loving music and enjoying it is something that runs in every human being’s blood. Not just humans, even plants and animals enjoy music according to so many studies conducted in this regard. However, is music just a thing you enjoy? Or does enjoying it benefits you in some way just as reading and other similarly useful hobbies does? Here are a few ways in which music can make you a better person:
1- Music is a guaranteed method for relieving stress. And we even know that by instinct even if we can’t put our fingers on it. Don’t you play a few of your favorite records on your computer or mobile phone when you feel stressed out from studying for an exam?
2- Music improves your physical performance. When you are running or working out, time seems to fly by swiftly. You don’t check the clock or your hand watch when you listen to music while working out. It wouldn’t be a stretch if I say that you would even lengthen your workout time just to enjoy the beat.
3- Music is an effective treatment for depression. Scientists haven’t figured out yet what exactly are the definite factors that work together to make people depressed. What they have agreed upon, however, is that the habit of listening to music can help you immensely at treating depression.
4- Music makes your brain better at what it does. Scientists have discovered that music makes learning, analyzing and remembering better and faster. It even makes us smarter and better at finding solutions and figuring out problems.
5- Naturally, with better brains and better cognitive functions, we are bound to get better at some of the things we do, such as studying, driving, interacting with others…etc.