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The best Music for study

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For colors has tastes for music, songs. When studying there is also a division of opinion: those who study music or studying without it in complete silence. However, study in complete silence is not always as favorable for concentration. There are some studies that say that music is good for study and others not so much, but the secret is in the melody of the song you hear. If you are studying for college exams, competitions or any other type of study this article you may be interested.

Why listen to music while studying?

The brain needs to be in a constant state surveillance, alert to control the things that happen around us. A state of absolute silence and prolonged can disturb that level of consciousness vigilant. If you are studying in a daily environment small noises do not usually bother the minimum concentration for the study.

When you go to a public library you see many people using earplugs, but many of them instead of using ear as surveillance system use sight and raise their heads every bit to see what happens around him. Donning caps to avoid excessive noise may be fine, but to avoid unnecessary agitation when your side are talking and do not want to be disturbed, for example.

Listen to music to study can benefit concentration. As we said in the first paragraph, the secret is in the melody of the song. There are certain types of music performance enhancing in the study, especially when what we need is to memorize. This low volume music creates a peaceful environment and increases your motivation to continue in the study. It will avoid you fall asleep when you’re studying is not too motivating in itself. If you are in a public library, on a train or somewhere with a lot of movement, music can help you get away from what surrounds re.


Best music to concentrate.

It is that through music get active and keep motivated brain so that its activity as possible to synchronize with the rhythm of the song. It is advisable to choose songs that have between 40 and 60 beats per minute. If you know classical music, these tempos are those that use movements called adage, larghetto of baroque music (quiet, I also had to look on the internet). This music will get your brain a little more receptive to learning.

Instrumental music by not incorporating lyrics will be more effective to concentrate and avoid the rebound effect of your own inner voice reading and the singer’s voice. In classical music we find great variety of songs that meet these requirements that benefit concentration.

Maybe you do not like the classic too but when choosing music to study music is not advisable to put your favorite songs, because these will have the opposite effect: you will be prompted to sing, move and dance.

26 songs to improve concentration (classical music).

Johann Sebastian Bach

Largo Concerto in G minor for flute and strings.
Aria or Zarabanda for the Goldberg Variations.
Aria in D major Suite No. 3
Throughout the concert harpsichord in F minor.
Concert length solo harpsichord in F major.
Concert length solo harpsichord in C major.
Concert length solo harpsichord in G minor greater.

Georg Friedrich Haendel

Along the Xervez opera.
Concerto No. 1 in length Fa.
Concerto No. 3 in Largo Re.
Length Concert No. 1 in B flat major, Opus 3.
Georg Philip Telemann

Double Fantasy over more for harpsichord Sol.
Largo Concerto in G major for viola and string orchestra.
Antonio Vivaldi

Over Winter and Spring Concert The Four Seasons.
Length Concerto in D major for guitar and string Baroque guitar concertos.
Length Concerto in C major for mandolin, strings and harpsichord.
Largo Concerto in D minor for life d’amore, strings and harpsichord.
Flaura length Concert No. 4 in G major.

Arcangelo Corell.

Concerto Pastorale Cristmas.
Zarabanda Concerto No. 7 in D minor.
Zarabanda Prelude and Concerto No. 8 in E minor.
Preludio Concerto No. 9 in A major.
Zarabanda Concerto No. 10 in F major.

Tomasso Albinoni

Adagio in G minor for strings and organ Sol.

Henry Purcell

Chacana in G minor.
Camille Saint-Saènt.

The Swan, from The Carnival of the Animals.

Tips to study music.

  1. Do not choose your favorite songs, you prompted to sing, move and motivation will be diverted to other locations away from the books.
  2. Choose instrumental songs without voices to avoid the rebound effect of your own voice to read and singers.
  3. Listening to music with low or moderate volume.
  4. Create a playlist prior to initiating the study to avoid distracting looking for new songs.
  5. Do not put the radio. See section 2.
  6. You can use music as a measure of time for study breaks. Study followed between an hour and an hour and a half and takes breaks between 5 and 20 minutes. Your playlist can marcarte these times.
  7. Listen to music also to relax or even sleep, if you’re not studying.
  8. Musical genres to study: soundtracks of movies or video games, music, instrumental, child out, sounds of nature, etc.
  9. Each person is different, try several tunes, you will realize yourself with which you concentrate better or worse and culturizas step musically.

Recommendations to study music groups.

As you may not be a fan of classical music, I’ll give some examples of groups that have great instrumental songs. Groups like Sigur Ros (which are not instrumental sung in Icelandic with which you will not find out much), Explosions in the Sky, Boards of Canada, Mogwai or even some songs from Radiohead. These are very good examples of groups which I invite you to investigate their discographies, sure you will find very suitable songs for the studio, my own experience as a student the guarantees. Also, you can always find instrumental versions of other songs.
We try to go update the entry with other groups, while you can leave your suggestions in the comments. As we said at the beginning of the article: everyone likes music and songs.

Iván Pico

Director y creador de Psicólogo Colegiado G-5480 entre otras cosas. Diplomado en Ciencias Empresariales y Máster en Orientación Profesional. Máster en Psicología del Trabajo y Organizaciones. Posgrado en Psicología del Deporte entre otras cosas. Visita la sección "Sobre mí" para saber más. ¿Quieres una consulta personalizada? ¡Escríbeme!

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    • Hola Rudy.

      Desde mi opinión, cualquier canción que se armonice con nuestro ritmo de estudio será válida. Una música folk si no incluye letra (ya que las letras nos hacen pensar) puede ser perfecta siempre y cuando se utilice a una nivel de volumen adecuado. Tú mismo te darás cuenta si te concentras o no usando ese tipo de música. En el fondo se trata de probar cual se ajusta más a nuestras necesidades y ritmos personales. La música es vida.

      Un saludo,

      Iván Pico

  • Hola Iván, como consideras que se podría aplicar la música dentro del aula de clases y en que asignaturas especificamente, sus beneficios en relación a las funciones ejecutivas y que técnicas de estudio se podrían aplicar mediante la música o haciendo uso de musicoterapia.

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