Of course we’re all familiar with the typical motivation music, like Eye of the Tiger, that has empowering lyrics and a fast tempo. But it turns out there is a certain aspect of motivation music that gets just about everyone amped. In a 2014 study, researchers at Northwestern University found that heavy, thumping bass really makes the difference. One of the study’s authors, Derek Rucker, a professor of marketing at the Kellogg School of Management says, “Just as professional athletes might put on empowering music before they take the field to get them in a powerful state of mind, you might try [this] in certain situations where you want to be empowered.”
We want you to ace your next job interview so here are our top 10 motivational music picks for your empowering playlist.