Music is beneficial to our well-being in more ways than one, and I’m sure most people could attest to that. When it comes to studying for those finals or concentrating on an important task, music can help some but may serve as a loud distraction for others. However, for those of us with ADHD, music can help us concentrate more than we may know–and that’s thanks to our unique neurological makeup, which reacts exceptionally well to patterns and sensory-engaging stimuli. So, how can music help, and what type of music helps? Below are some of the ways it can help, along with input from leading ADHD experts.
In this article, I want to explore the idea: can music make you smarter and more successful? As a stressed out college student, I have come to the recent realization that listening to classical music while I study helps improve my overall academic performance. It helps me focus more on what I am doing. The reason is because classical music does not include lyrics that can be distracting. Meditation music can also help you focus and relieve stress while it’s at it.