The Pointy End

The Surprising Science Behind What Music Does To Our Brains

You're probably listening to music in your headphones at work right now. Whether you are powering through your to-do list or brainstorming creative ideas, here is how the tunes you are playing affect how your brain works.

Fast Company

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