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What type of music affects concentration the most?
Question Date: 2012-01-10
Answer 1:

I think that it depends on the kind of person who listens to music. According to the following article, the results are different in different people (introverts and extroverts). The article mentions that Furnham & Bradley (1997) investigated the effect pop music has on these two different groups, and they found that immediate memory recall was worse for both groups when pop music was played than when it was silent.

I think that different music has different effects, according to my experience


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