Feb '16
MCAT Question of the Day | MCAT Course

  • Q:

    A study was conducted to examine the effects of classical music on information retention during learning. Two groups of students were each given the same lists of random objects to memorize with one group hearing classical music in the background while the other group heard no background music. Which of the following would enhance the validity of the study?



    Adding a third group which listened to hard rock music.


    Providing the participants with lists of colors to memorize instead of objects.


    Letting the group not listening to any music the opportunity to hear the music prior to beginning the study.


    Surveying participants in each group for whether or not they enjoy classical music.

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