Benefits of Listening to Classical Music

Chances are you’ve heard that there are several benefits of listening to classical music. But is there any actual truth behind this statement? According to numerous studies, there absolutely is.


There are a ton of brainy benefits one derives from listening to classical music. From pain management to improved sleep quality, listening to classical music has both mental and physical benefits.


In fact, simply listening to classical music as background noise can have a significant impact on your mood, productivity, and creativity.


I guess those old guys were really onto something, huh.


Not into Mozart, Beethoven or Bach?  If you aren’t listening to classical music, you could be missing out on a number of mental and physical benefits.  Skeptical?  Check out these 10 surprising benefits of listening to classical music backed by actual science.


Decreases Blood Pressure

Want to keep your heart healthy?  Classical music is effective at lowering individuals’ blood pressure.


Fights Depression

Several studies have proven that classical music helps ease symptoms of depression and melancholy.


Boost Memory

Classical music increases brain wave activity that’s linked directly to memory.


Relieves Pan

Multiple studies have shown that listening to classical music can help relieve pain.  In fact, patients listening to classical music used significantly less pain medication.


Sparks Creativity

Listening to classical music gets your creative juice flowing.


Puts You to Sleep

Listening to classical music for just 45 minutes prior to bed can help improve sleep quality.


Reduces Stress Levels

Scientists claim that classical music’s tempo is similar to the human heart, which eases both anxiety and drepression.


Makes You Happy

Listening to classical music can help increase dopamine secretion, which activates the brain’s reward and pleasure center.


Supercharges Brainpower

Students who listened to a lecture, in which classical music was played in the background, scored better on a test compared to other students.


Improves Productivity

A series of studies have proven that music makes repetitive tasks more enjoyable and employees more productive.




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