The effect of background music and background noise on the task performance of introverts and extraverts

@article{Cassidy2007TheEO,
  title={The effect of background music and background noise on the task performance of introverts and extraverts},
  author={Gianna Cassidy and Raymond MacDonald},
  journal={Psychology of Music},
  year={2007},
  volume={35},
  pages={517 - 537}
}
The study investigated the effects of music with high arousal potential and negative affect (HA), music with low arousal potential and positive affect (LA), and everyday noise, on the cognitive task performance of introverts and extraverts. Forty participants completed five cognitive tasks: immediate recall, free recall, numerical and delayed recall, and Stroop. Ten participants completed each of these tasks in one of four sound conditions: HA, LA, everyday noise and silence. Participants were… Expand

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