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Posted: 16 Aug 04, 19:20 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I never used music to study before, but this weekend I had to read a really really boring book (The Human Web: A Birds Eye View of World History) and I decided to listen to music. It really worked- quashing all of my 'GOD I HATE THIS BOOK' thoughts.
anyway- radiohead is now my new study music- how about you guys?


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Posted: 16 Aug 04, 19:29 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I always found listening to Slayer worked well when studying. Of course, my grades in college sucked, but that may have had more to do with the pot and beer than anything else....


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Posted: 16 Aug 04, 20:30 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

For some reason, listening to music while I'm trying to study bothers me, because I tend to focus on the music instead of what I'm supposed to be doing.


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Posted: 16 Aug 04, 20:32 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

i just turn on the radio


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Posted: 16 Aug 04, 21:05 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Queen's first two albums always do the trick for me! :-)


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Posted: 16 Aug 04, 21:31 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I'm with Gunpowder Gelatine, although I do tend to put music on whenever I am idle studying or whatnot. I just HAVE to.


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Posted: 17 Aug 04, 00:10 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

lol... I thought this was a topic about University or College music courses.

I can't listen to any music while I study. If it's crap, I'll turn it off. If it's good, then I won't be able to concentrate on my work!


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Posted: 17 Aug 04, 02:53 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Sir GH wrote:

lol... I thought this was a topic about University or College music courses.


Hehehe,me too!Anyways,for me it really depends.if I'm studying calculus,I listen to something light,for instance Chopin.But,if I'm studying a course like Philosophy,I tend to listen to something like for example: Thin Lizzy.


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Posted: 17 Aug 04, 04:13 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I used to listen to Beeeeeeethoven. And that pushed me up from a C to a B-. I guess it worked. Or maybe it was the crocodiles.


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Posted: 17 Aug 04, 05:29 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I don't listen to anything and I'm an A student. Of course, that's probably my superior New Zealand intellect...


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Posted: 17 Aug 04, 10:29 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Meat Loaf, the Eurhythmics, and Jesus Christ Superstar for me. Also occasionally the Dixie Chicks. I would use Queen, but they distract me too much.


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Posted: 17 Aug 04, 10:31 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Meatloaf is SO awesome... :D


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Posted: 17 Aug 04, 10:42 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

The radio works for me.


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Posted: 17 Aug 04, 10:45 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

The better the music, the worse it is for me to study while listening to it.
That's because whenever I hear I good song I try to concentrate only on listening and enjoying the song... rather than just studying.

So give me Ashlee Simpson anytime I have to study.


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Posted: 17 Aug 04, 10:50 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

When studying I usually listen to Queen, Jet, Van Halen, Brand New and Muse. If I don't feel like ever listening to them, i'll put on the radio.


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Posted: 17 Aug 04, 16:23 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I love listening to music when I write, but it's mostly whatever Queen instrumentals I can find and some slower ballads. But I like Mr.Jingles79's idea about listening to crappy music. I would try that, if I could stand more than five minutes of it.


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Posted: 17 Aug 04, 17:37 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

It's best to listen to the long, drawn out songs. Songs that are good, but that you don't have to really concentrate to take in all the goodness. For example:

Good song - "Kashmir"
Bad song - "Killer Queen"

Not even necessarily long and drawn out, but with a sort of "background" feel to it, as many classical numbers as you have mentioned (although they do tend to be long and drawn out).


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Posted: 17 Aug 04, 22:35 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I always listen to classic music when I read. I rarely ever study as I'm not very good at focusing.

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Posted: 18 Aug 04, 01:05 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

What exactly are you studying? Sheep herding? h0h0!

I suck.


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Posted: 18 Aug 04, 17:30 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Brandon wrote:

I rarely ever study as I'm not very good at focusing.


Amen to that! That's why they invented the SATs. Thank God.


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