Study Music Part II: Best Tunes for Your Major

We recently posted an article on what music helps you study and why. Now, prepare yourselves for tailored information for your major! When you’re studying specific subjects, there’s no doubt that certain tunes stimulate the left or right sides of the brain, thereby augmenting your ability to absorb and retain the information you need for tomorrow, next week, or (who are we kidding) an hour from now.

For Science, Humanities and Language:

We Can’t Stop – Miley Cyrus,

Mirrors – Justin Timberlake,

anything 50-80 BPM inspires the right brain to logical, paced focus.

http://www.digitaltrends.com/social-media/you-can-judge-miley-cyrus-all-you-want-but-a-study-claims-listening-to-her-music-makes-you-smarter/

Our science tutors recommend: 

For English, Drama or Art students:

Creativity works best for rock and pop songs that pump you up/raise endorphins and adrenaline are ideal. Some of the songs studied are:

Firework – Katy Perry

 

Titanium – David Guetta

Can’t Hold Us – Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

Rolling Stones – I Can’t Get No (Satisfaction)

Anything higher than 80 BPM creates a state of excitement that improves creative performance. Rock and pop music excite the brain and stimulate the right side, ideal for spurring creativity.

http://kdvr.com/2013/09/11/study-listening-to-music-while-studying-could-enhance-intelligence/

Our essay writers prefer:

For Math students:

Classical music has shown to help students do 12% better on their exams.

Our math test-takers suggest: