Attending a concert reduces glucocorticoids, progesterone and the cortisol/DHEA ratio

11 Apr 2016Daisy Fancourt, Aaron Williamon

This is the first preliminary evidence that attending a cultural music event can decrease cortisol levels.

Meta Analysis
2 effects
24 hours
117 subjects

Reported Outcomes

VariablesOutcomeEffectLatency

Music Selfcare risk & protective factor
Music
Selfcare

Stress Brain outcome
Stress
Brain

Strong Decrease

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Music Selfcare risk & protective factor
Music
Selfcare

Cortisol Endocrine outcome
Cortisol
Endocrine

Strong Decrease

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