First term is over, and we’re all looking forward to a nice long Christmas break. But in around four weeks time, the spectre of January exams looms; so, in between stuffing your face with mince pies and other tasty festive treats (like my homemade iced Christmas ginger & cinnamon biscuits), you’re probably going to have some studying to do. Physics is hard, but we all know that the real hardest part of the revision process is the study playlist. I’ve spent four years honing this craft, and I can confidently say that I have found the key.

There’s a fine art to these things. Your favourite songs will prove distracting, but songs you hate will just make you loathe revision. Too upbeat and you’ll find yourself singing and dancing along instead of working; too dull and you’ll get bored and give up. Too relaxing and you’ll fall asleep, but too far the other way and you’ll think you’re making an assault on the Death Star.

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