The power of music is well-established. It has a unique link to our emotions, so can be an extremely effective stress management tool, the reports said.
According to the details, the researchers of Pennsylvania issued a report which said that listening to music can have a tremendously relaxing effect on our minds and bodies, especially slow, quiet classical music.
This type of music can have a beneficial effect on our physiological functions, slowing the pulse and heart rate, lowering blood pressure, and decreasing the levels of stress hormones.
As music can absorb our attention, it acts as a distraction at the same time it helps to explore emotions.
This means it can be a great aid to meditation, helping to prevent the mind wandering.
Music therapy has helped many children who has suffered from autism.