Does Music affect what you are Reading

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Re: Does Music affect what you are Reading

Post by tmazonga » 03 Jan 2018, 18:55

Music influences my reading only in the sense that it distracts me and I lose concentration.

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Post by Tj_baller » 04 Jan 2018, 10:30

Personally, reading to pop or rap music distracts me while classical music helps me focus. I don't know but that might just be me. :shifty: :D

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Post by R-Myra » 13 Mar 2018, 05:58

I don't think that music affects what I'm reading. I don't think about what I'm listening while reading. My playlist is on shuffle all the time and I concentrate more on the story rather than the genre or mood of the music.
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Post by gen_g » 04 May 2018, 01:34

melbuhtoast wrote:
01 Jul 2015, 13:20
I don't spend a lot of time listening to music while reading. I'm the very few instances where I do, it's usually instrumentals. Lyrics would be too distracting, I think!
I agree with this totally! I usually find myself pausing the music when I pick up a book.

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Post by Revelation32 » 04 May 2018, 06:31

It depends on the type of music you are listening to.Reading whilst listening to high life can be a little destructive but I don't get distracted when reading with cool songs

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Post by Megisa » 04 May 2018, 21:14

I like listening to music while I read sometimes it helps with the story

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Post by Zm Berondo » 05 May 2018, 10:47

As a teenager , When im listening to a music that has lyrics , and if Im familiar with that song . Im getting distracted and i will read the line all over agin just to understand the sense of it , but If im really in to the Story of the book im reading yes it really affects my mood when im reading certain scenes such scenerios that are thrilling to me When it pairs to a song that is thrilling , fast and Bass boost music I really feel the mood of the scenario something like that

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Post by Levhy » 17 Jul 2018, 10:16

It depends . Bec. Sometimes if the music was related to the book youre reading it can help you to understand and to feel what was the story all about ..

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Post by Adediran Israel » 31 Jul 2018, 05:45

Music does not affect what I am reading but rather an added inspiration

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Post by Ichrak sd » 02 Aug 2018, 01:52

of corse ,music do affect what i'm reading ,it helps you imagine the situation and makes you feel like you are the hero of the book :D :lol:

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Post by joseh98 » 02 Aug 2018, 08:13

listening to soft music usually makes my reading more efficient and interesting rather than the loud rap music :wink2:

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Post by EmeraldEyes8918 » 15 Aug 2018, 10:44

I like to have instrumental music like the Vitamin String Quartet or Vivaldi violin concertos or Chopin's piano nocturnes playing at a decent volume, just to create a soothing atmosphere.

I usually find that music with lyrics has me singing along rather than reading! :D

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Post by SMwathi » 23 Aug 2018, 09:41

yes. I cannot concentrate. I either listen to music or read the book.

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Post by Cher432 » 26 Aug 2018, 05:24

Absolutely it does. If I listen to particular music while reading a book, that song will forever be associated with it. Music can make scenes sadder or happier depending on how the lyrics affect you.

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