Music while studying / textbook readings? - page 2

Just curious to see all of your study habbits and whether or not you are able to listen to music or use noise generators like white noise, etc while doing textbook readings for comprehension. I am... Read More

  1. by   OnMyWay23
    I listen to Beethoven, Mozart, and the like while I study and do homework. I cannot have any words or I stop singing and so much for studying! lol
  2. by   Sand_Dollar
    I listen to soundtracks. Skyrim, LOTR, Star Wars....all great orchestrations and no words. My first choice is my Skyrim station on Pandora (I have PandoraOne so I don't get those stupid ads).
  3. by   CT Pixie
    Honestly I can't tell you what I'm listening to. The volume is high enough that I can hear it (barely) but not high enough that I can tell you if its hard core rap or classical I usually put Pandora on and have it do a random play of my 'stations'.
  4. by   Guinevere39
    I've heard that you recall information best in a situation similar to how you learned it. So, since you won't be able to listen to music during exams, it might be worthwhile to at least do some of your studying without music.
  5. by   pre-nurseshan
    If I listen to anything, I prefer classical, but mostly I prefer silence. I can usually get more work done in the library than arewhere else (if I can stay off FB or AN, that is!)
  6. by   KJDaRN81
    If I do choose to listen to music, I usually turn Pandora on; more specifically, the Radiohead or Massive Attack station. It's mellow & not too distracting. But I cannot have complete silence, that is way too distracting! (if that makes sense
  7. by   Miiki
    Quote from KariCraw31
    If I do choose to listen to music, I usually turn Pandora on; more specifically, the Radiohead or Massive Attack station. It's mellow & not too distracting. But I cannot have complete silence, that is way too distracting! (if that makes sense
    I get it! If the room is silent, my mind is not. I will get no studying done, but instead, I will have paid my bills, re-wrote my planner, and figured out the square root of 37389404.

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