Pop songs make you bop to a happier mood, study says

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Of you need a mood pick-me-up, try listening to pop music.

A new study analyzed the composition of music and how people reacted to those series of chords. They found participants were happier because of unexpected chord progression. They also found that even if the chords were no surprise, they were still happy.

The bottom line – songs that we find pleasant make our brains happier.

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