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Music whilst studying

Students commonly listen to music whilst studying. However, the extent to which background music is beneficial for studying is unclear as the effect might differ among individuals, the types of study tasks, as well as the types of music being listened to. To learn more about this topic, we are now conducting a study that aims to better understand students’ music listening habits when they are engaging in study tasks, as well as their perception of how background music affects them in those moments. If you are currently an 18+ years old student (full-time or part-time) and are willing to help us with this research, please read the information below to learn more about this study, what your participation entails, and how to participate. Thank you!! (N.B. The study is divided into 2 parts and you can participate only in the first part or both.)

Information Sheet

This document explains all you need to know about participating this study. Make sure that you read it carefully before starting your participation.

Part 1

Questionnaire about your study habits with music.
(~ 20 minutes)
N.B. To participate in Part 2 you need to complete this survey.

Part 2

Mobile study on your music listening behaviour in real-time.
(~5 minutes per day over a 6-week period).
N.B. You need to complete the survey in Part 1 before starting Part 2. 

Step1 - Install the MuPsych app via Google Play.
Step 2 - Watch the video below (or read the written guidance).

Video guidance

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