Noise and mental performance: personality attributes and noise sensitivity.

@article{Belojevic2003NoiseAM,
  title={Noise and mental performance: personality attributes and noise sensitivity.},
  author={Goran Belojevic and Branko D Jakovljevi{\'c} and Vesna Ž Slep{\vc}evic},
  journal={Noise & health},
  year={2003},
  volume={6 21},
  pages={77-89}
}
The contradictory and confusing results in noise research on humans may partly be due to individual differences between the subjects participating in different studies. This review is based on a twelve year research on the role of neuroticism, extroversion and subjective noise sensitivity during mental work in noisy environment. Neurotic persons might show enhanced "arousability" i.e. their arousal level increases more in stress. Additional unfavorable factors for neurotics are worrying and… CONTINUE READING