The effect of music listening on work performance

@article{Lesiuk2005TheEO,
  title={The effect of music listening on work performance},
  author={Teresa Lesiuk},
  journal={Psychology of Music},
  year={2005},
  volume={33},
  pages={173 - 191}
}
  • Teresa Lesiuk
  • Published 2005
  • Psychology
  • Psychology of Music
  • This study measured the effect of music listening on state positive affect, work quality and time-on-task of computer information systems developers. Effects of music on work performance, in this case, software design, may be explained by increases in state positive affect. Data from 56 (male = 41, female = 15) developers were obtained from four different Canadian software companies. Data were collected in the participants’ actual work environments over five weeks. Results indicated that state… CONTINUE READING

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