In his series of articles on how psychology research can inform teaching, Bradley Busch picks an academic study and makes sense of it for the classroom. This time: listening to music while studying. This series seeks to redress that by taking a selection of studies and making sense of the important information for teachers, as we all seek to answer the question: how can we help our students do better at school? This time, we consider growth mindset.
Does music really help you concentrate?
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Many of these people argue that background music helps them focus. Why, though? Why would having two things to concentrate on make you more focused, not less? Some people even go so far as to say that not having music on is more distracting. Experiments by Maria Witek and colleagues reveal that there needs to be a medium level of syncopation in music to elicit a pleasure response and associated body movement in individuals. What this means in plain English is: music needs to be funky, but not too funky, for people to like it enough to make them want to dance. Your own experience will probably back this up.
Homework Help On Classics
While sitting down to study in the Findlay Commons I look around and notice all the different study habits between students. A study shows the most effective study habits include practicing by yourself, memory games, and going to your own quiet place. Those ways are typically the way I study.
This post was contributed by a community member. The views expressed here are the author's own. Answer: No, never. Sarah Lucca Many students feel that listening to music while doing homework will help them work more efficiently. Unfortunately, music is a major distraction, especially music that contains lyrics.