Why Heavy Metal Music Could Be Good for Us

heavy metal music as therapy?As a rule, parents don’t like the music their children listen to–and they never have. That said, we all know that music can–and does–affect the way we feel, bringing up emotions such as joy, sadness, love, and anger. The big question, however, has always been whether those emotions trigger certain kinds of behavior. A fascinating body of research is finding that rather than causing aggressive or violent behavior, listening to favorite songs–whether it’s classical, reggae, heavy metal, punk, hip hop, or even Barry Manilow–makes us feel better.

So what can heavy metal do for you? Read the full article to find out.

Armin Brott

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Armin Brott is the proud father of three, a former U.S. Marine, a best-selling author, radio host, speaker, and one of the country’s leading experts on fatherhood. He writes frequently about fatherhood, families, and men's health. Read more about Armin or visit his website, mrdad.com. You can also connect via social media: Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest,  and Linkedin.
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