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Clas­si­cal mu­sic is peace­ful and har­mo­nious, mak­ing it one of the best mu­sic op­tions to lis­ten to when study­ing. There is ev­i­dence that sug­gests that lis­ten­ing to Mozart im­proves men­tal per­for­mance; it’s called the Mozart ef­fect. Lis­ten to am­bi­ent in­stru­men­tal mu­sic. Movie sound­tracks also work well. The sounds of na­ture – such as rain, waves, jun­gles or an­i­mals – are also re­lax­ing and you will feel like you’re in another world. Re­mem­ber that you’re study­ing, not crash­ing a rave, so lis­ten to your mu­sic at a mod­er­ate vol­ume. The lower, the bet­ter. The louder it is, the more it will dis­tract you. Your main pur­pose is to study, so keep your mu­sic play­ing in the back­ground.

Cre­ate a playlist that con­tains all your favourite songs to avoid hav­ing to search for new songs ev­ery five min­utes. This will save you time and main­tain your level of con­cen­tra­tion while study­ing.

Do not lis­ten to mu­sic on the ra­dio while study­ing. The di­a­logue of the pre­sen­ters and ads will dis­tract you. You should have com­plete con­trol of your study mu­sic.

Make playlists that last for 40 to 50 min­utes. When the playlist ends, this will act as a re­minder to take a short break.

Lis­ten to mu­sic be­fore you go to bed or be­fore an exam. This will make you feel re­laxed and put you in the right state of mind.

While choos­ing the best mu­sic for study­ing is im­por­tant, you should avoid spend­ing hours se­lect­ing the songs. At the end of the day, what mat­ters is not choos­ing the best mu­sic in the world, but that your study time is pro­duc­tive.

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