"Singing has psychological benefits because of its normally positive effect in reducing stress levels through the action of the endocrine system which is linked to our sense of emotional well-being. Psychological benefits are also evident when people sing together as well as alone because of the increased sense of community, belonging and shared endeavor”, observes Professor Graham Welch, who has served as the Chair of Music Education at the Institute of Education at University of London.
10. Even babies in the womb can listen as well as react to music.
A study conducted in Spain at the Instituto Marqués proved that even unborn babies can not only listen to music, but also react to it! "The foetuses responded to the music by moving their mouths and their tongues as if they wanted to speak or sing," said the Instituto Marqués.
11. Premature babies can get healthier when listening to music.
A researcher from the Texas A&M College of Nursing found that babies who were born prematurely, experienced health benefits from listening to lullabies as their food intake increased and they felt more comfortable.
12. Music can calm that raging anxiety.
A research published on American Psychological Association showed that listening to music can help a person combat anxiety by reducing it.
13. Music can help you recover faster.
The researchers, from Sussex University and the Max Planck Institute in Leipzig, found that music could be used to help a patient's recovery, especially if they've been admitted to the hospital.
14. If you're a drummer, you might just be great at problem-solving.
According to research at Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm ,drummers tend to have a strong sense of problem-solving.
15. Music can help you study better
A study published in the journal Learning and Individual Differences found that students performed academically better after a one-hour lecture, with classical music in the background than students who studied the same syllabus without any music.