Most people listen to some type of music every day. How someone perceives things and music can affect their mood. Views of the world and daily achievements can translates into emotions and reflects their mood. The music genres being tested are hip-hop/rap, country, pop, and rock. The brain is complex and data has proven a connection that translates music. The pace and beat within a song plays a factor in our perception and emotions. The hippocampal forms the emotions related to social attachments. Music therapy is an example of this. Doctors still do not understand why music therapy is such a success, but it allows doctors to focus on the frontal gyrus. This experiment will be conducted by having three group's ages being 13-14, 15-16, and 17-18 completing an initial survey. The subjects will then randomly select a genre of music with the options of rock, pop, rap, and country. Subjects will randomly pick a song from a ten-song file associated with that genre. The video test consist of many patterns that represent the distractions people see as they walk down the street. The subjects will watch the video for 5 minutes for each genre, while marking the faces they see on a spreadsheet. This research should prove that there is a difference between how people view expressions when listening to music. Music can help people have an outlet for their emotions whether it be sad, mad, or happy. The results of this project will hopefully discover is that by the subjects, listening to the happy music the sad and neutral faces will present themselves as happy faces; showing the visual effect music can have on people. This same affect will hopefully happen when the participants listen to sad music also.