Ever wonder what music can do for you? Some scientific studies done with music suggest some interesting things. Music stimulates certain parts of the brain and ear. Sometimes it can influence behavior such as generosity. Music may even increase in the levels of dopamine in the brain. This has shown that people were likely to spend more money on things after being influenced by music that was especially pleasing to their specific tastes. Scientists have also found that a fetus does intact reacts to music before birth. Sheila Woodward of the university of Capetown found that a fetus, not only can hear music in a mother’s womb, but also is stimulated by music. Even after birth, music has shown to to influence the physiology of infants in development. Studies show that music can be used to help adults as well. Axiety, depression, and even stimulating immune systems all have been found in the results of listening to music. Sometimes unrelated, and infact seemingly opposite styles and musical genres, have been associated with the same personality traits. Other studies have found a link between intelligence and rhythmic capabilities. The journal of “Learning and Individual Differences”, have studies reporting better test scores among students after receiving lectures on classical music. Even sad music has shown rewards with in the listeners. Check or the video ay the link below to learn more facts about the science behind listening to music.