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Undergraduate Psychology Research Methods Journal

Article Title

The Power of Music

Abstract

Music can influence one’s mood and alter one’s concentration, either in a positive way or a negative way. Such as classical music tends to soothe and focus one’s mood where as techno seems to excite and distract one’s mood. The main objective of this experiment is to determine whether one’s memory is more efficient and improves when presented with classical music rather than techno while studying a list of words. In this study, 30 participants performed a series of memory test while listening to classical, techno and no music at all. Although, music did not seem to affect performance on the memory test, sex did seem to play a role in the outcome of the memory tests.

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Publication Date

5-2008

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