The Effect of Familiarity with Background Music on College Students’ Performance of Reading Comprehension Tests26th Annual Convention of the Association of Psychological Science
Document TypePoster Session
LocationSan Francisco, CA
- musical genres,
AbstractThe current study examined 85 university students’ performance in a reading comprehension task under three conditions: silence, familiar, or unfamiliar music. The results indicated that the students in the familiar music condition performed significantly worse than those in the silent conditions, as well as those in the unfamiliar music condition.
Citation InformationHeidi J. Johnson, Di Wu, Benjamin B. Holdredge and William T. McKinley. "The Effect of Familiarity with Background Music on College Students’ Performance of Reading Comprehension Tests" 26th Annual Convention of the Association of Psychological Science (2014)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/di_wu/40/