Science: What Music is Doing to Your Body
I think the real reason guys like music so much, is girls take their clothes off to it! When I played football in my youth, I could always count on Metallica and Pantera to get me fired up for the game. Now, in movies you can always count on a tune to tell you how to feel during that point of the movie. Can you imagine a funeral without music?
Yahoo.com had a cool story on how music affects you. Click here to see the story. I know when I work out, it's NOT the same without music. A lot of it depends on what type of music you are listening too and the pace.
Also, music has been used in the fight against Alzheimer's Disease. You can get more info here from the Alzheimer's Foundation of America. It's amazing all the things music can do.