What music listeners have known for centuries has been vindicated by science: music gets you high. Specifically, when we listen to music we like, our brains release dopamine. Dopamine is released even when anticipating listening to a song.

You can find the study here.

Flavorwire has a round-up of ten songs used in the study.

(via Socialphysicist)

I wonder if this might explain a bit about how binaurel beats actual work?