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September 24, 2009 / Upnishad

Does music really make you more productive ?

The answer falls somewhere between "Listening to Mozart makes you a genius" and "Just be quiet and work."

The most often cited study into the question of music’s effect on the mind involves the so-called Mozart effect, which suggests that listening to certain kinds of music—Amadeus Wolfgang’s classical works, in particular—impacts and boosts one’s spatial-temporal reasoning, or the ability to think out long-term, more abstract solutions to logical problems that arise. The Mozart effect has been overblown and over-promised, and even outright refuted as having "bupkiss" effect, but that doesn’t mean a great mind-juicing playlist can’t be created.

Complete article at Lifehacker.

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  1. Tsquare / Mar 6 2010 5:44 am

    Great Blog!……There’s always something here to make me laugh…Keep doing what ya do 🙂

  2. Not Chelsea / Mar 23 2010 7:40 pm

    Yay music…

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