Listening to Heavy Metal Music Makes You Calmer: New Study

According to a new study by Australia's University of Queensland, a public research university mainly located in Brisbane, extreme music (including heavy metal) can positively influence people who are experiencing anger.

Whereas previous studies have linked loud, chaotic music to delinquency and other dastardly deeds, UQ's School of Psychology student Leah Sharman and Dr. Genevieve Dingle suggest that heavy music makes listeners feel inspired and calmed.

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