Does music affect concentration?What effect does music have on the brain?
Author: Kristina Palmieri, Elisa Saracino
Statement of the Problem: The study attempts to identify if you music has an effect on studying. We took aside our peers in a room and evaluated their concentration level by testing them by playing a matching game on an IPhone with and without music
Method: Materials and Equipment:
Computer with internet access An iPhone Pencil and paper to take data A couple of peers to act as test subjects
Procedure: In the matching game, the testers had 1 minute to match as many pairs as possible, doing it twice, once with music and once without music.Peer's name | With music | Without music
Purpose: The project addresses an argument between parents and children: Is it OK to listen to music while you are studying?