Should You Listen To Music At Work?

Should You Listen To Music At Work?

Listening to background music at work may hurt you more than help you if you are an adult. But it's complicated. According to a study, music can have a positive physiological effect on adult ADD patients. Listening to music boosts levels of neurotransmitter dopamine, a brain chemical that triggers the pleasure center of the brain and can help people focus.

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Key Facts In This Video

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    Music had to be experienced in person before the invention of the phonograph in 1877. (0:49)

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    Listening to music can trick our brains into thinking less time has passed than actually has. (2:28)

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    Listening to music releases dopamine in your brain. (4:14)

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