Anxiolytic effect of music depends on ovarian steroid in female mice.

@article{Chikahisa2007AnxiolyticEO,
  title={Anxiolytic effect of music depends on ovarian steroid in female mice.},
  author={Sachiko Chikahisa and Atsuko Sano and Kazuyoshi Kitaoka and Ken-Ichi Miyamoto and Hiroyoshi S{\'e}i},
  journal={Behavioural brain research},
  year={2007},
  volume={179 1},
  pages={50-9}
}
Music is known to be able to elicit emotional changes, including anxiolytic effects. The gonadal steroid hormones estradiol and progesterone have also been reported to play important roles in the modulation of anxiety. In the present study, we examined whether the effect of music on anxiety is related to ovarian steroid in female mice. Behavioral paradigms… CONTINUE READING