Listening To This Song Will Instantly Make You Happier

Listening To This Song Will Instantly Make You Happier, Says Science

As anyone who has ever heard Adele in action will attest, music can have a major influence over the way we feel. Case in point, this is practically us listening to Someone Like You: Sad Will Ferrell GIF – Find & Share on GIPHY RELATED: These Are The Best Songs To Workout To, According To Spotify […]

As anyone who has ever heard Adele in action will attest, music can have a major influence over the way we feel. Case in point, this is practically us listening to Someone Like You:

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The right song can banish bad breakup vibes, pump you up for a night out and provide workout motivation when you’re feeling anything but. But if your current playlist makes you feel more ‘meh’ than amazing, consider this the ultimate pick me up:

Queen’s ‘Don’t Stop Me Now.’

According to researchers at the University of Missouri, the track is scientifically proven to make you more upbeat.

Neuroscientist Jacob Jolij created a formula for happiness by studying 126 songs from a 50-year period. He asked 2,000 British people to pick their faves, then analysed the beats per minute, theme, key and lyrics from the most popular choices. Surprisingly, Queen’s banger was mentioned by almost two-thirds of those surveyed.

“The pattern was very clear,” he wrote of the findings. “The average tempo of a ‘feel good’ song was substantially higher than the average pop song. Where the average tempo of pop songs is around 118bats per minute (BMP), the list of feel-good songs had an average tempo of around 140 to 150 BMP.”

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