The Effects of Different Music Genres on the Working Memory
25th Annual Convention of the Association of Psychological Science
Music, memory, musical genres, psychology, cognition, learning
The current study examined 93 university students’ performance in a memory recognition task under four conditions: classical, dubstep, screamo, and silence. The results indicated that the students in the screamo condition recognized significant fewer words than those in the silent condition. No significant differences were found between other conditions.
Wu, Di; Brush, David M.; and Ripley, Adam J., "The Effects of Different Music Genres on the Working Memory" (2013). Psychology Faculty Presentations. 272.