Some prefer to labour in peace. Others find blaring their favourite tunes helps keep them productive.
Hitherto it has been matter of personal preference. But now scientific research has uncovered that listening to music can actually be beneficial while you work. Although, it depends on what you’re trying to achieve.
A study by Simone Ritter, at Radboud University in the Netherlands, and Sam Ferguson, at the University of Technology in Sydney, Australia, looked at how listening to various types of music affected different types of thinking compared to working in silence.