Why Music Sounds So Much Better When You're High: The Science Behind This Phenomenon

This article was originally published on The Fresh Toast and appears here with permission.

The altered state of perception you experience when high on can change the way you perceive your senses, including the way you hear your favorite songs.

Quality weed and a great record could be considered the perfect pairing by many cannabis and music enthusiasts. After all, has had a long history and close relationship with music.

From clouds of intoxicating smoke rising from crowds at music festivals this summer, to the lyrics in many classic songs, is present. And while there is no denying this close relationship, you are apt to wonder exactly why music sounds so much better when you’re high.

As we previously reported, scientists have long been interested in how marijuana affects the way we perceive sound. Unfortunately, studies on marijuana and music, and how it affects sound perception in general, remain scarce due to marijuana’s illegal status. Still, there is some information and insight to draw from in order to help understand why marijuana can make a song sound so much better with it than without …

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