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10 Feel-Good Playlists

Feeling blue? Listen to some songs you love and you'll improve your state of mind, according to a new McGill University report. Music triggers the brain to release dopamine, the same chemical that increases during pleasurable actions like eating and having sex. Check out a few of our smile-inducing tunes and crank them to boost your mood.

By Heather Eng, Irina Gonzalez and Christine Mattheis

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B.O.B with Haley Williams
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Pop Hits

"Airplanes (feat. Hayley Williams of Paramore)" — B.O.B.

"Born This Way" — Lady Gaga

"Raise Your Glass" — Pink

"Firework" ‐ Katy Perry

"Billionaire" — Travie McCoy for Piano

"You Belong with Me" — Taylor Swift

"Bulletproof" — La Roux

"Love Today" — Mika

"Marry Me" — Train

"Sing" — My Chemical Romance

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