Why Video Game Soundtracks Help You Concentrate At Work

Video game music can get you motivated and keep you focused while you work, especially if you’re doing relatively menial tasks.


April 25, 2018

As Shaunacy Ferro explains in her article ‘Why the Soundtracks to Games Can Help You Work‘ there are several reasons to choose video game music over your favorite pop album. For one, they tend not to have lyrics. Plus, video game music is specially made not to distract from the task at hand.

If you’re a particularly high-strung worker, you might want to tune into some relaxing classical music. But if you’re going to finish those expense reports on a Monday morning, you’re better off choosing a fast-tempo ditty intended for seemingly pointless activities.

There’s plenty of variety in video game scores. Not all of them are going to work for you, but by their nature, you probably don’t need a lot of variation in your work music if you’re using video game soundtracks.

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