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The Top 10 Songs That Make You Feel Good.

A researcher came up with a math formula for feel-good music.


The neuroscientist looked at 126 of the most popular feel-good songs from the last 50-years.


He came up with a math equation called the Feel Good Index (FGI) which includes the sum of all positive references in the lyrics, the song’s tempo in beats per minute and its key.




The higher a song’s FGI, the more feel-good it is predicted to be.


Here is the full list:

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