Health and Wellbeing
32 songs that science says change your mood
There's been a surprising amount of research into the neuroscience of music and how it can affect our mood and physiology. Check out our three lists below of music tracks that have been shown to help people feel relaxed, happy, or excited.
Each of the song links takes you to a page where you can go straight to that song on whatever music service you use - Amazon, Apple , Spotify, YouTube, or others.
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- L’Arena by Ennio Morricone
- Storm by Godspeed You! Black Emperor
- Moby Dick by Led Zeppelin
- First Breath After Coma by Explosions in the Sky
- Clair de Lune by Claude Debussy
- Angelica by Lamb
- Heavyweight by Infected Mushroom
- Adagio for Strings by Tiesto
- Le Moulin by Yann Tiersen
- Adagio for Strings by Samuel Barber
- Piano Sonata No. 17 in D Minor, Op. 31 No. 2 “Tempest”: III. Allegretto by Ludwig van Beethoven
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