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Does music facilitate short term memory?Science project video

Procedure

  1. Group A: Advise the participant that they are to study the picture for 3 minutes. After viewing the picture, collect the picture from the participant. Ask the participant to recall as many details he or she can of the picture. He/she should describe the details thoroughly, being as specific as possible.
  2. Group B: Repeat as in procedure with Group B, only have the participant select their preferred style of music to listen to as they study the picture.
  3. Repeat these procedures with all members of the two groups, entering their data in the table provided.
  4. Is there a difference between group A and Group B in their ability to recall detail? Is there a difference between the genders?

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