Effects of background music on concentration of workers.

  title={Effects of background music on concentration of workers.},
  author={Rong-Hwa Huang and Yi-Nuo Shih},
  volume={38 4},
OBJECTIVE Background music is a common element in daily living and the workplace. [] Key MethodPARTICIPANTS Data were collected from 89 workers. The participants ranged in age between 19 and 28 years old, with an average age of 24 years old. RESULTS We conclude background music influenced listener attention. This influence has more to do with listener fondness for the music than with type of music. Compared to situations without background music, the likelihood of background music affecting test-taker…

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