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The Surprising Science Behind What Music Does To Our Brains | Fast Company | Business + Innovation

Posted on by Brandon Klein

I’m a big fan of music, and use it a lot when working, but I had no idea about how it really affects our brains and bodies. Since music is such a big part of our lives, I thought it would be interesting and useful to have a look at some of the ways we react to it without even realizing.

 

“Without music, life would be a mistake” --Friedrich Nietzsche

Of course, music affects many different areas of the brain, as you can see in the image below, so we’re only scratching the surface with this post, but let’s jump in.