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Last Updated : Feb 17, 2012 04:55 PM IST | Source: Tech2.com

Study finds mobile phone ringtone affects concentration

So, if you thought it‘s just movies or games that could distract your teenager, then here's something that could ...

So, if you thought it’s just movies or games that could distract your teenager, then here's something that could jolt you, just before examinations commence in March. A study by Washington University in St. Louis has revealed that something as inconsequential as one's phone's ringtone can distract your teenager, especially when they're solving a problem and the ringtone happens to be their favourite. Elaborating further, reportedly, researchers claim that ringtones can affect the concentration of a student, especially if the song, which is playing is a favourite. The trending, rhythmic tune could distract one and hinder concentration, while studying or working on a mathematical problem.

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First Published on Feb 17, 2012 04:47 pm
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