The Answer Sheet: Music While Studying

Posted at 06:30 AM ET, 10/20/2009

Checking It Out: Does music interfere with studying?

Have you ever seen your children studying with iPod earplugs in their ears and wondered how they stay focused? Experts say that they don’t, at least not as well as they would if the music weren't on--unless, that is, the music is solely instrumental...And when they tell you they can text while studying and keep their concentration? Tell them to guess again.

By Valerie Strauss  |  06:30 AM ET, 10/20/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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