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An experiment investigating the effect of background music on students ability to recall a list of words
- Essay length: 2738 words
- Submitted: 28/04/2012
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An experiment investigating the effect of background music on students' ability to recall a list of words
Candidate No.: 0003562026
Type of Study: Experiment
Subject and Level: Psychology Standard Level
Date of submission: June 1, 2011
Word Count: 1, 498 words
Table of Contents
Appendix i 13
Appendix ii 14
Appendix iii 15
Appendix iv 17
This experiment aims at investigate the effect of background music has on students' ability to recall words from a list, based on St Clair's (2000) and Thompson & Tulving's (1970) research. The music selected was One Republics "Come Home" as it fits the genre of easy listening, nonpercussive in beat. The measured variable of this experiment being the number of correctly recalled words. Using opportunity sampling, all participants were aged between 14 to 18 years of age and are currently attending a Queensland Academy. Two groups of 10 participants were used in this
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