Music can actually make you smarter!
It’s no secret music has a serious impact on a person’s brain activity — whether that’s how it engages different parts of the brain, how humans memorize tunes and lyrics or how different types of melodies and rhythms can elicit different emotional responses. It’s even been reported that ambient noise, played at a moderate volume, can encourage creativity and that listening to music can help repair brain damage.
Listening to sad music doesn’t make you sad.
The illusion that sad songs make you sad is really subjective, listening to sad music improves your memory, makes you recall the things you probably would’ve never remembered.
Music helps relieve stress
Music helps calm the nerves