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Scientists Say Going To Music Festivals Can Make You A Better Person

Two girls on shoulders in the crowd at a music festival

Need an excuse to buy those Bourbon & Beyond of Louder Than Life tickets? Tell them it’s for science!

A new study out of Yale University says attending music festivals can make you a better person.

It found that nearly two-thirds of people how attended festivals fest “radically changed” by the experience, with a greater understanding and willingness to help others – an effect that can last up to six months.

Researchers believe music festivals offer a similar sense of community to religious celebrations, pilgrimages, or other ceremonies.

Ever find yourself ‘radically changed’ after attending a concert or festival?



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