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fastcompany:

What is the scientific connection between coffee shops and creativity? 
University of Illinois researchers found that the level of noise that matches the bustle of a coffeeshop—around 70 decibels—spurs more creative performance than the quiet of 50 decibels or the distracting, blender-volume of 85 decibels. Why? 


This has to be why I love, and always do listen to music when I read. I know that had nothing to do with coffee shops, but the sound thing applies.

fastcompany:

What is the scientific connection between coffee shops and creativity? 

University of Illinois researchers found that the level of noise that matches the bustle of a coffeeshop—around 70 decibels—spurs more creative performance than the quiet of 50 decibels or the distracting, blender-volume of 85 decibels. Why

This has to be why I love, and always do listen to music when I read. I know that had nothing to do with coffee shops, but the sound thing applies.

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