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01/24/2019


Studying with music can have its pros and cons. To learn about the negative consequences about it, continue reading.

Why You Shouldn't Study With Music

It Can Be Very Distracting

While relaxing and classical music can help you focus better, energetic songs with lyrics can do the exact opposite. This is why you should be careful of what kind of tunes you play when you should be paying attention and assimilating information.

It Can Alter Your Mood

You've surely felt it before: a happy song comes on, and you feel happy. A sad song comes on, and you feel sad. This means that, if you don't choose the songs you'll study with properly, you may end up feeling stressed, bummed out, or distraught during your study sessions, which isn't ideal.

It Can Cause Confusion

Yes, playing some music can help you focus, especially when you're working on more mechanical tasks. Still, if you're having a challenging time to understand a subject, you should refrain from listening to music, since it can cause confusion and lead to mistakes.

It Can Make for Inefficient Study Sessions

Finally, once you consider the other 'cons' of studying with music, it's no wonder that it can lead to inefficient study sessions. It can actually take you a lot longer to learn a school subject than if you were to study without any music at all.

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