Studying, in general, can be done anywhere. Some students study at home, where a closed bedroom door can block out most interruptions. Some prefer more public settings, such as a friend’s house, library or park.
According to a study published in December 2012 by the Journal of Consumer Research, working in a mildly noisy environment can encourage the mind to start thinking abstractly and stimulate concentration. A coffee shop can be a good mix — not too quiet and not too loud — with cozy corners perfect for reading assignments or writing essays
Plus, it’s hard to beat the smell of fresh coffee.