Countless studies and anecdotes support the idea that music improves productivity. Many sources focus on how music affects the brain and benefits mental and emotional health. With this mindset, many people develop a habit of listening to music while they’re working. But is this really a good way to improve your productivity and focus at work?
According to science, yes and no. While music can improve your mood and productivity, it can also interfere with your focus. Here are three points I’ve learned in my research that shed some light on this subject. [Read more…]