– Listening to moving music causes the brain to release dopamine, a feel-good chemical.
– Dopamine-induced pleasure may help explain why music has been such a big part of human societies throughout history.
– Understanding why people like listening to music is helping scientists understand human pleasure.
People love music for much the same reason they’re drawn to sex, drugs, gambling and delicious food, according to new research. When you listen to tunes that move you, the study found, your brain releases dopamine, a chemical involved in both motivation and addiction.
So kick off today with a happy song!! “Good Day” – J. Moss
Read More: Why Music Makes You Happy : Discovery News.