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Listen while you work: What music does to your brain

Listen while you work: What music does to your brain | Global issues and interests | Scoop.it
Mikael Cho is the co-founder of ooomf, a network that connects short-term software projects with handpicked developers and designers. Mikael writes about psychology, startups, and ...

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Ike Cerrada's insight:

Something is clear. Music helps you go through boring tasks smoothly, but, is it as wonderful for every situation?

Read and find out.

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Andrew McCluskey's curator insight, February 12, 7:53 PM

Nice article and summary and pretty much sums up the whole approach behind music2work2. The bit that cracks me up is the fact that in many cases just having some kind of aural stimulation can achieve close to the effect of good instrumental background music. I did my undergrad thesis on the effect of sound on performance (using clear tones and reaction time boxes) and saw a direct relationship between performance improvement and the introduction of sound - you can read more about it here:

http://music2work2.com/music2work2-music-to-work-to/why-listening-music-makes-you-smarter

Linda Evans's curator insight, February 13, 2:56 PM

The World's Largest Solar Plant Started Creating Electricity Today 

Louise Quo Vadis's curator insight, February 14, 3:51 PM
Great article here on how music affects your brain. Worth reading, really. Happy Valentines everyone.
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¿Por qué dormimos?

Russell Foster es un neurocientífico circadiano: Estudia los patrones de sueño del cerebro. Y se pregunta: ¿Qué sabemos sobre el sueño? Para ser algo que hacemos durante un tercio de nuestras vidas, resulta que no sabemos mucho.
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Why do we sleep???

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