Science Shows Singing Improves Your Performance and Your Life
Numerous studies and peer-reviewed articles highlight the connection between singing, confidence, inclusion, and group dynamics.
Here are just some of the recent studies and articles that conclude that singing improves brain function, builds confidence, forges communities, and builds teams.
Singing together promotes social closeness – even in large group situations where individuals do not know each other. March 2016.
Singing necessitates activation of several areas of the brain that are served by multiple neural networks. March 2016.
Group singing can increase closeness to less familiar individuals regardless of whether they share a common motivation. November 2016.
Group singing reduces stress. September 2015.
Musical training has positive effects on brain development. January 2014.
Evidence suggests that engagement in musical activities may impact feelings of social inclusion and integration. July 2014.
Reframing anxiety as excitement can decrease fear of public speaking or public performance.