17: Most Relaxing Song

Music can do a number of things, but can it help tortoises reproduce? The answer is no, but music can help us to relax and unwind. Researchers took the relaxation a step further by trying to create the most relaxing song in the world. The song was the result of the initiative of Radox, Mindlab, Lyz Cooper from The British Academy of Sound Therapy, and Marconi Union. How does their creation, titled, “Weightless,” compare to tea, massages, or a leisurely walk on the relaxation scale?

Find out on this week’s show as Max Owens helps us learn about the art and science of music used for relaxation. Be sure to listen to the song below:

This episode uses these sound effects from freesound.org: ‘02397 heartbeat slowing medium.wav’ and ‘01757 at zoo ambiance.wav’ by Robinhood76

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3 thoughts on “17: Most Relaxing Song

  1. Does anybody know where a download link for “Weightless” can be found? I can’t wait to fall asleep to this!

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