Half of People Listen to Music While They Work And It Actually Makes Them More Efficient

November 12, 2019
Half of People Listen to Music While They Work

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Go ahead and slap on your headphones at work.  You'll block out all the nonsense from your coworkers and get stuff done faster.

 

 

According to a new study by Scala Radio, half of people listen to music while they work.

 

 

And it's good for their productivity.  The researchers found people finished a task about three minutes faster when they were listening to music than when they weren't.

 

 

Why?  The researchers say listening to music  "affects mood and mental and physical performance . . . [and] the music can function as a sort of 'white noise,' canceling out potentially distracting ambient noise."