Music's affect on the brain

Area of the brain effected

Music mainly affects the temporal lobe, more specifically the superior temporal gyrus has a direct correlation with the experience you have with music. This section of the brain along with many others are effected. Scientists have not been able to narrow it down to one area due to every reaction music triggers such as many auditory, motor, and language centers and more.
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How Music Affects Your Brain

Impact it can have on People

One study was conducted where people going into a surgery were either given anti-anxiety drugs or were told to listen to music. The people who listened to music were shown to have less anxiety than the patients who were given drugs. This shows the sheer impact music has on the human brain