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The Science of Picking the Right Music at Work

Research proves it: Some songs help you concentrate, others make you chill.

Headphones at work are more than just a universal “Do Not Disturb” sign: They’re a must-have accessory for those squeezing as much productivity as possible out of the day. An extensive body of research shows what headphone wearers have known for years: When wielded the right way, music and noise can increase your output and make the workday go by faster. 

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