There are some students who like total quiet when it’s time to study, but based on a new survey, they
may want to reconsider that in order to get better grades.
According to a new survey:
Folks who like to listen to music while studying are likely to have a better GPA.
In fact, 84% of those who play music while studying have a GPA over 3.2, compared to 78% who don’t
listen to music.
In general, 49% of students say they listen to music while studying.
Another 60% insist they study better with music in the background.
80% say they find music it therapeutic to listen to music while studying.
Another 75% say they are better able to absorb more information.
And 81% say it makes the learning process more enjoyable.
As for what they listen to while studying the best genres include:
o Classical (31%)
o R&B (28%)
o Classic (28%)
o Country (28%)
o Rock (26%)
o Old favorites (26%)
o Gospel (25%)
o Jazz (23%
o Hip hop (22%)
o Pop/Top 100 (21%)
o Instrumental soundtracks (21%)
And it’s not just school where music can be beneficial.
Two in three Americans say they listen to music while working.
89% say they feel more productive at work while listening to work.
Another 84% say listening to music on the job makes them look forward to working more.