Journal: Drug Invention Today

Article Id: JPRS-Other-00002567
Title: Effect of music on academic performance of college students
Category: Others ( DIT Related Science )
Section: Research Article
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    Introduction: Music is an art,whose medium is sound organized in time. The common elements of music are pitch, rhythm, dynamics, and the sonic qualities of timbre and texture. Music classes are a vital part of students’ academic achievement. The aim of the study was to determine the influence of music on the academic performances of college students. Materials and Methods: The survey was taken among 80 college students. Their opinions to the effect of music on studies and to attain results on whether it had a positive or negative feedback in their grades were analyzed through the questionnaire. The survey was conducted online through survey planet. Results: From the results, it is evident that music plays a major role in the academic performance of college students. 40.5% of the students listen to music while studying. 64% of students who lack concentration while studying in silence tend to have an increased efficiency in studying with the music on. Usually, students with a knowledge in music are more benefited. Conclusion: It is clear from the findings that music has an effective effect on relieving the stress. Especially, since this survey focuses on college students, it proves that they tend to listen to music to relieve them from stress and it also helps them to focus on their studies.

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    Monica Antony1 , V. Vishnu Priya2 , R. Gayathri 2

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    1 Department of  Biochemistry, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Saveetha University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India,

    2 Department of Biochemistry, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Saveetha University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

    *Corresponding author: Dr. V. Vishnu Priya, Department of Biochemistry, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Saveetha University, Chennai – 600 077, Tamil Nadu, India.

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    Monica Antony1 , V. Vishnu Priya2 , R. Gayathri 2

    Title:Effect of music on academic performance of college students
    Journal:Drug Invention Today
    Vol(issue):10 (Oct)
    Year:2018
    Page No: (2093-2096)
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    Methodology:Questionnaire based survey
    Research Materials:College students

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Academic College students Grades Music Performance

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