Background music and industrial efficiency-a review

Appl Ergon. 1971 Jun;2(2):70-3. doi: 10.1016/0003-6870(71)90072-x.


The use of music in industry is discussed as a possible means of aiding alertness, especially in jobs where a certain amount of repetition is involved. Examples are given of the beneficial results obtained by using music in this way and finally there is a discussion on the form of music and the length of programme.