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Better Your Mind Through Music

BUCS USE MUSIC TO STAY CONNECTED: Maria Rios ‘17 sits in the Gries Student Lounge jamming out to Colombian music. “It’s how I stay connected,” she explained. Rios was born in Colombia, but moved to Ecuador after just a year.

Tess Fuller, Staff Writer

March 7, 2017

Music is instinctual among humans. Our reactions to the genres of music we enjoy are universal. Yet new studies prove that the effects of music may be more than physical. As science holds it, the brain’s reaction to music may be the key to relieving anxiety and stress in our strenuous Berkeley lives...