Comparative Study

| Published: March 15, 2018

Effect of Background Music on Task Performance

Mohsin Garana

Ph. D. Scholar, Department of Psychology, Saurashtra University, Rajkot, Gujarat, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.073/20180601

DOI: 10.25215/0601.073


The purpose of the present study was to see the effect of background music on task performance. The study was pure experimental and followed by randomized matched two group experimental design, where one was experimental group and second was controlled group.60 persons were  participated in  experiment (30 Male & 30 Female). Only experimental group was given treatment as instrumental background music was played during performance of the task was two paper pencil maze. Both group were matched by prior maze task result and also matched to reduce socio demographic and other effect. Experiment was performed in Psychology laboratory at department of Psychology, Saurashtra University, and Rajkot.  Very tiny mean difference seen between both the groups in the performance but there was no any significant effect of background music seen on the performance of the given task. The result of present study can conclude with that background music is not affecting the task performance.

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Published in   Volume 06, Issue 1, January-March, 2018