Can we listen to music while studying?
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Can we listen to music while studying?

Can we listen to music while studying?

The answer is a no but a yes too...

If you watched Doctor strange then you will know this dialogue..

Dr. Stephen Strange: Yeah, you know, you really should have stolen the whole book because the warnings... The warnings come *after* the spells.

Benedict Cumberbatch in Doctor strange

But in this article warnings come first and then the spells...


  1. When we listen to music with lyrics while completing tasks we tend to be less concentrated on work rather than songs, when our favorite song plays we forget that we are studying and will start singing along the song so it will be a waste of time.
  2. Loud  music can have adverse effects on reading comprehension and on mood, making focus more difficult.
  3. Students who use music to help them memorize sometimes need to listen to music while taking the test in order to reap the benefits of this study method. In the silent test-taking environment, these students may find it more difficult to recall the information.


  1. In some cases, people found that music helps them with memorization, likely by creating a positive mood, which indirectly boosts memory formation.
  2. Background music may improve focus on a task by providing motivation and improving mood. During long study sessions, music can aid endurance.
  3. Music that is soothing and relaxing can help students to beat stress or anxiety while studying.
Girl Listening to music while writing

So...can we listen to music while studying or not??

Researches suggests that it's fine to listen to music while studying but it's not the case in some people like introverts.

Suggestions while listening to music :

  1. It's better if it's not too fast nor too loud.
  2. It's better if It's less wordy..