• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month
Page
  1. 1
    1
  2. 2
    2
  3. 3
    3
  4. 4
    4
  5. 5
    5
  6. 6
    6
  7. 7
    7
  8. 8
    8
  9. 9
    9
  10. 10
    10
  11. 11
    11
  12. 12
    12
  13. 13
    13
  14. 14
    14
  15. 15
    15
  16. 16
    16
  17. 17
    17
  18. 18
    18
  19. 19
    19
  20. 20
    20
  21. 21
    21
  22. 22
    22
  23. 23
    23
  24. 24
    24
  25. 25
    25

Does listening to music while studying help you to concentrate.

Extracts from this document...

Introduction

Statistics Intermediate tier 2003-2004 Action plan My coursework based around the following question "does listening to music while studying help you to concentrate" will include the following: > Summary > Introduction > Hypothesis > Questionnaire > Results > Analysis of results- using tables and charts to help me > Proving my hypothesis > Conclusions Introduction Does listening to music while studying help you to concentrate? This is a very debate-able issue. Some of the smartest people I know (friends) do not listen to music while studying yet when I generally ask around a lot of people say that they do listen to music while studying and it does help them to concentrate. Do they just assume this? Or is it actually true? I have chosen to do my coursework based on this topic and by doing research and analysis I hope to end up with a set of answers telling me weather it helps students to concentrate or not. I will use statistics to get me threw as which includes methods such as mean, median, mode, etc. When dealing with statistics I will have to include a number of graphs, tables, etc. ...read more.

Middle

5 - 8 9 - 12 13 - 16 17 - 20 21 - 24 25+ 6 13 14 11 4 2 The table above contains all the results to all the questions. Notice on the fifth question the frequency of people reach above 50; this is because most people wanted to choose more then one style of music. When it came to the question on average marks people once again wanted to choose more then one mark but this would cause confusion when analyzing so I kindly requested that they only choose one. Over the next few pages you will see a number of different graphs representing the above questions. The purpose of these graphs is so that I can easily compare results. It shows the results of each question in a format, which is very easy to understand, and helps with the analysis. Here are the graphs... Mean = the sum total of all the items of data divided by the number of items. Median = the item of data in the middle once all the items have been put in order of size from lowest to highest. ...read more.

Conclusion

Is it the boys? Or is it the girls? Here is how I find out. Girls: (100 * 9) + (90 * 10) + (80 * 6) = 2280 / 6 = 380 Boys: (100 * 4) + (90 * 10) + (80 * 8) + (70 * 2) + (50 * 1) = 2130 / 6 = 355 So this means that the girls get higher marks. From the line graph we can see that the line representing the boys grades ends before line the girls line. This also shows that the marks are lower. From the graph there is a slight positive correlation. This means my hypothesis was correct. Girls are less affected then boys who listen to music while studying. Conclusion I have now, finally, reached the end of this coursework. My entire hypotheses have been proved with the help of statistics. This coursework has helped me understand statistics and I know understand where it is necessary to use mean, median and mode. I have received very little help in how to do this coursework and I have used past coursework experience in how to lay things out. But overall I think I managed to do all that was necessary and I am to get a B. Thank you very much for going through this coursework. Adam khan Intermediate level Grade 11. ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our AS and A Level Music section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related AS and A Level Music essays

  1. The subject of this dissertation is how feminist beliefs have been expressed in alternative ...

    from the monotony of their lives in a dance club or by listening to pop music at work, rather than becoming involved in political issues. Dance music is generally regarded as an apolitical type of music, made mainly by men and women's involvement is usually limited to providing vocals to a backing track.

  2. Does Napster have a positive influence on the music business?

    He began however, as a lawyer. The whole Napster Company is saying in defence to this that the files shared are personal data which people maintain on their own PC's, so therefore Napster is not responsible for this. But it is a fact that thousands of people are making thousands of copies of copyrighted songs, and

  1. Investigate the ways in which hip hop music appeals to male and female audiences, ...

    Bitch get in my car" and the highly pornographic music video for Disco Inferno, it is harder to take such things lightly. A widely quoted statistic is that 70% of hip hop consumers are in fact white.

  2. Critical Evaluation part 1,2 & 3

    The black and white effect for the entire video sets the mood for his melancholic life, particularly so when it is juxtaposed with shots of him in a booth. Reality conflicts with the ideal dream, a concept portrayed with structure and narrative.

  1. Flautists Battle To Help Tiny Silent Losses

    This was followed by each of the flautists playing solos, duets or trios in a variety of music styles. There were reports that many of them felt privileged to be able to perform in the Royal Albert Hall as it was a 'once in a lifetime experience'.

  2. Elvis Coursework

    Teenage lifestyles, fashion ideas and attitudes were common amongst the youth by youth I mean 13 to 19 year olds. There was range of influences in the 1950s including film, television, magazines and rock music which created a new marketing group called the teenagers.

  1. The topic of this research essay is Music CD piracy. Piracy is generally used ...

    the overflowing of pirated CD has decreased the sales of original CD, it has made a lot of loses for music industry. The IFPI has said that the global recorded music market dropped seven percent by value last year to $32 billion (Global CD piracy continues to burn music industry, 2006).

  2. mozart effect

    After all the 40 words were displayed the participants were asked to recall as many words as they possibly could and write them on the response sheets. At the end of the experiment the response sheets were collected and the participants were debriefed.

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work