Impact of Music on Mood: Empirical Investigation

Research on Humanities and Social Sciences. ISSN (Paper) 2224-5766 ISSN (Online) 2225-0484 (Online)

5 Pages Posted: 30 Nov 2015 Last revised: 30 Dec 2015

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Nawaz Ahmad

RTS (Research, Trainings, and Solutions); Institute of Business Management (IoBM)

Afsheen Rana

IQRA University

Date Written: November 29, 2015


The research entitled Effect of Music on Mood. This research was initiated by collecting primary data through questionnaire filled in by volunteers. This primary data was further processed, analyzed and evaluated to obtain certain interesting outcomes. For instance, the purpose of this research is to examine the listener’s response to music. This research also indicated that people get inspired by listening to music. Music is a source that can get them into the other mood. People think that music has strong impact on their mood and behavior. This research found that people are pretty much interested in listening to music and they believe music influence them in positive and negative both ways. In the light of this research it can be safely concluded that specific music has specific impact on mood and people take interest and feel good after listening to music.

Keywords: Music, Mood

JEL Classification: C90

Suggested Citation

Ahmad, Nawaz and Rana, Afsheen, Impact of Music on Mood: Empirical Investigation (November 29, 2015). Research on Humanities and Social Sciences. ISSN (Paper) 2224-5766 ISSN (Online) 2225-0484 (Online), Available at SSRN:

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