publication . Article . 2017

Effect of background music on auditory-verbal memory performance

Sona Matloubi; Ali Mohammadzadeh; Zahra Jafari; Alireza Akbarzade Baghban;
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  • Published: 01 Jul 2017 Journal: Auditory and Vestibular Research, volume 23, issue 5
  • Publisher: Tehran University of Medical Sciences
Background and Aim: Music exists in all cultures; many scientists are seeking to understand how music effects cognitive development such as comprehension, memory, and reading skills. More recently, a considerable number of neuroscience studies on music have been developed. This study aimed to investigate the effects of null and positive background music in comparison with silence on auditory-verbal memory performance. Methods: Forty young adults (male and female) with normal hearing, aged between 18 and 26, participated in this comparative-analysis study. An auditory and speech evaluation was conducted in order to investigate the effects of background music on w...
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free text keywords: Memory, Rey auditory-verbal learning test, background music, auditory-verbal performance, lcsh:Medicine, lcsh:R, lcsh:Surgery, lcsh:RD1-811
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1- Department of Audiology, School of Rehabilitation Sciences, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

2- Department of Basic Sciences, School of Rehabilitation Sciences, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

3- Department of Basic Sciences, School of Rrehabilitation Sciences, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

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