Carly Stec writes up some playlists that studies say will help you get stuff done. Everything from Zelda’s Lullaby to Queen to Beyoncé to the ambient sound of a day at the beach. — via HubSpot
While studies have revealed mixed results, there is evidence to support that gamers can experience improved performance by playing a game with the volume on. For example, research from psychology professor Siu-Lan Tan and her colleagues John Baxa and Matt Spackman specifically honed in on the game “Twilight Princess (Legend of Zelda)” and found that participants who played with both music and sound effects off performed worse than those who played with it on.