The Benefits of Music on Stress, Cognition, and Performance
By Julia Reedy, MNSP, September 25, 2020
It’s no scientific breakthrough that music can impact our brain mental state. But research shows that music can significantly improve mood, stress, cognitive performance, and even endurance and power when applied correctly. How exactly does music benefit the brain and body? Most evidence points to the fact that it boosts mood, which has other downstream effects. Here's a summary of what we know.