5 Surprising Science-Backed Benefits of Music

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Music doesn’t just help you get your groove on — it affects you in profound ways you may not have even considered.

Research suggests that music not only helps us cope with pain — it can also benefit our physical and mental health in numerous other ways.

From a happier mindset to more motivation, there’s a host of wonderful reasons to get lost in a good tune.

Below are just a few science-backed benefits of listening to your favorite songs (as if you really needed convincing):

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