# One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain – Bob Marley
The word “music” comes from the Muses, goddesses of the arts in Greek mythology. Who doesn’t like music? It can do wonders for your mood and health, it cheers you up from sadness.
# Music is the greatest communication in the world. Even if people don’t understand the language that you’re singing in, they still know good music when they hear it – Bono
Here is a list of top five amazing facts about music you would love to know and share with your friends.
Fact #1 With Music – You Learn Better
Music greatly impacts and boosts our learning capabilities. Listening music, while reading or learning something could trigger the learning and you can memorize the stuff in a better way as compared to be in complete silence.
It helps us to attain concentration and focus and this state help us to process and learn more information than usual. It helps you to motivate and perform the task more efficiently.
Fact #2 Music Powers Ups Your Workout
Music helps to improve your efficiency when you hit the gym for the workout. Different studies have given many reasons for this.
While doing workouts music acts as a distraction and thereby diverting the mind from fatigue and exertion and makes overall workout pleasurable.
Music helps to cheer up your mood. Researchers have found that music helps you to think about yourself and escape the negative thoughts and thus powers up your workout.
Facts #3 Regular Music Listening Could Alter the Mind
It is a fact that brain has a wonderful ability to alter its size and conditions along with the time, the changes are related to the learning and connections between the neurons. According to a study, it is concluded that the volume of the cortex (grey matter) is highest in the professional musicians, intermediate in armature musicians and low in the non-musicians.
Fact #4 The Favourite Song Selection is Linked to Emotional Mood
The top favourite song on your playlist is not your favourite because it has the beats, lyrics or the singer whom you like the most. But your favourite song is your favourite because it associates an emotional event or any memory related to the song. The whole playlist probably depicts your emotional condition or any particular occurrence or experience
We generally like the original version of the song. This happens not because it’s better, it happens because we heard it first.
Facts #5 Heartbeat Changes Along with the Musical Notes
Researchers found a very amazing fact about music that; heartbeat mimics the musical beats. Our heartbeat, blood pressure and respiration synchronize with musical beats and tempo. It could trigger the heartbeat, blood pressure and nerve contraction and relaxation along with it.
In short, we can conclude that our whole body reacts to the music to the greater level. Whether it is about the physical or psychological; the music does have a great effect on you.
Some More Bizarre and Random Facts about Music
- Songs that get stuck in your head are called earworms and the best way to get rid of it is to get a new one stuck in there.
- Researchers at the University of Leicester found that cows produce 3% more milk when they listen to relaxing music.
- Scientist in South Korea proved that playing music, especially classical to plants helps them grow faster.
- It is a well-proven fact that loud music increases the speed of drinking and the amount of alcohol intake at the bar.
- ‘Jimi Hendrix’ and ‘The Beatles’ couldn’t read or write music.
- In 2015, Canadian Astronaut Chris Hadfield announced the release of his first album of songs recorded entirely in the space.
- Benjamin Franklin invented his own harmonica and it became so famous in Europe that Mozart and Beethoven composed music for it.
- In 1994, on New Year’s Eve, rock superstar Rod Stewart performed at the largest ever free rock concert at Copacabana beach, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The concert attracted a .massive audience of 4.2 million people.
- Queen, Bob Marley, Jimi Hendrix and Tupac never won a Grammy, while Milli Vanilli and Justin Bieber did.
- During early days of modern Olympic Games from 1912 to 1948 painters, sculptors, writers and musicians battled for gold, silver and bronze. Music, painting, poetry, literature and architecture all used to be a part of modern Olympic Games.