The Science of Singing Along

Submitted by huw on Mon, 06/10/2024 - 10:40
Science of Happiness

The Science of Singing Along

“We can’t all talk together at the same time, but we can sing together.”

This 16-minute episode in the Science of Happiness Radio 4 series, explains why singing with others makes us happy and can even help noisy snorers! Apparently it’s all about mood-boosting oxytocin; not released when you sing alone.

A phrase that sums up the purpose of singing informally with others… ‘It’s not about perfection, it’s about participation.’

To listen, click here