Music May Impede Work Performance
A recent study examines how productivity and efficiency can be negatively affected.
As we have become an iPod nation, soundtracks often play an integral roles in our daily routines. As such, some companies have become quite relaxed in allowing employees to listen to music during work hours. Yet, how music affects performing tasks is only recently beginning to be understood. Applied Cognitive Psychology recently conducted research on how music may impede our efficiency: