Hearing music can make your brain stress-free. Eindhoven startup AlphaBeats has developed a system that uses your own music to relax the brain even more, writes Innovation Origins. The brain and heart activity is monitored in real-time and based on these measurements an algorithm adjusts the music slightly.

This allows the brain to be in “alpha mode” within ten minutes. This is a relaxed state where the brain produces waves at a lower frequency. AlphaBeats wants to combat stress, the disease of our time. “We live in a world that seems to have forgotten how to relax,” said AlphaBeats CMO Han Dirkx.

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