Studies have shown that singing has some of the same health benefits as exercise. All types of singing have positive psychological effects, for example, the releasing of endorphins the brain’s ‘feel good’ chemical.
January 29, 2018
All types of singing have positive psychological effects. But of all sorts of singing, it’s choral singing that seems to have the most dramatic impact on people’s lives.
A study published in Australia in 2008 revealed that on average, choral singers rated their satisfaction with life higher than the public.
Nonetheless, physical effects, while pretty dramatic, are just the beginning. Singing causes happiness for other reasons that have less of a biological basis.
If you are intrigued by this subject, we highly recommend you read the following article by Julia Layton.