Pump up the Bass for a Power Boost

We all have our favorite feel-good songs. And like athletes warming up for a big game, we know that the right song can prime us for a better performance. But what if we told you that the way you listen to those go-to jams can make a difference as well?

Studies at Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management suggest that simply boosting the bass of a song can make you feel more powerful and in control–and that those feelings persist after the song is over.

So the next time you’re getting sweaty palms over that big presentation or interview, why don’t you cue up your favorite song and boost the bass.

Let us know if it works!

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