Music has health benefits with the capacity to capture attention, lift your mood, generate emotion, perform better on tests, evoke memories, reduce inhibitions, exercise harder and encourage movement!
This is due to the strong effect music has on altering our brain's chemistry, and specifically, its interaction with dopamine, which is a brain-chemical playing a large role in how we act and feel pleasure.
If exercising was a drug – we would say the effects were just way too good to be true! It keeps us smarter, happier, feeling healthy and helps to keep us living longer lives. In fact, In a study done on over 1 million young healthy adults, people found exercise raised their intelligence.