The Effect of Music on the Level of Mental Concentration and its Temporal Change

  title={The Effect of Music on the Level of Mental Concentration and its Temporal Change},
  author={F. Mori and Fatemeh Azadi Naghsh and Taro Tezuka},
  • F. Mori, Fatemeh Azadi Naghsh, Taro Tezuka
  • Published in CSEDU 2014
  • Psychology, Computer Science
  • Concentration is one of the most important factor in determining the efficiency of learning. There has not been, however, much systematic research on controlling the level of concentration. We therefore examined the effect of an external factor, namely playing music, on the performance on a task that requires much attention. We compared three conditions: music that the subject likes, music that the subject is not familiar with, and silence. The result showed that listening to music that the… CONTINUE READING
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