Everything You Need To Understand About Studying With Music

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When it comes to studying, it can be such a chore that we’re all always willing to try things that might make it easier. Well, why don’t you try music? We keep hearing about the Beethoven’s and the Mozart’s when we think about study music. Let’s be real, few of us are actually trying to listen to all that. Your own tastes can give you something to study to. You just have to know how to choose the right music.

First, You Need To Understand That You Might Not Be The Type

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It doesn’t matter what kind of music it is, some people just can’t study unless there is complete silence. Personally, I can’t study in a library because it’s too quiet. That’s the atmosphere that works for some people though. So you need to learn which type you are. If you need absolute quiet, or you’re easily distracted by the least amount of noise, study music might not be a great idea.

Choosing The Best Study Music

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First of all, let me just say that it’s not rap. Music can distract. When you have something that has as much energy as rap or similar sounds, your attention can get pulled away from your actual studying. When you listen to loud music, you might still be able to read, but you won’t really connect with what it is that you are reading.

What you want to listen to is music that you find soothing; music that has a calming effect on you. You can even find music with motivational themes to keep you going. However, you don’t want something with lyrics that are too provocative. Even if you find Adele soothing, you can get distracted when she’s singing her lungs off about an ex.

Source: Foundation Education


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