The Interaction between Music and Task Performance: The Tower of Hanoi & Missionaries and Cannibals

UNCP Author/Contributor (non-UNCP co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Jorge E. Piocuda (Creator)
Institution
The University of North Carolina at Pembroke (UNCP )
Web Site: http://www.uncp.edu/academics/library
Advisor
Bonds-Raacke Jennifer

Abstract: This study investigated music and problem solving abilities. Two tasks were given, the Tower of Hanoi and Missionaries & Cannibals. The participants were exposed to rap music, country music, or no music at all. It was predicted that familiarity with the song would influence problem-solving abilities.

Additional Information

Publication
Honors Project
Language: English
Date: 2009
Keywords
Tower of Hanoi, Problem Solving, Music, Task, Performance