Why Some Songs Make Us Cry: Vivian Manning-Schaffel: NBC News

“Is Adele making you cry — or are you using Adele to bring on the waterworks? It’s a little bit of both…. It happens to some of us: You’ll be going along with your day, listening to Spotify, minding your own business and all of the sudden, a song will come on that triggers such a powerfully visceral emotional response you get goosebumps, you get choked up and before you know it, tears are streaming down your face. Music is a powerful emotional catalyst, for some more than others. How can a few notes strung together or a few notes sung emotional resonate with us so deeply that it triggers goosebumps or tears?” To read the rest of the article, click here: Why Some Songs Make Us Cry

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