Musical Memory?. Angela Castellanos Music 151. Problem. How much (or how little) attention do we pay to “background” music? . Hypothesis. Music played during a distracted study session will at least be familiar to most participants upon testing.
How much (or how little) attention do we pay to “background” music?
Answer survey questions/ more distraction
Listen to excerpts of 16 different songs, 8 from the study session, 8 from the same genre but novel
Rate the songs as 1) recognized 2)familiar 3) did not hear beforeExperiment Design