Relation between physical exercise, sleep attention and re-call memory
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BA (Hons) in Psychology
Dublin Business School
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The current research looked at relationships between physical exercise, sleep, attention and re-call of pictures memory performance. Sample representative of 80 undergraduate psychology students were split into two groups: no distraction during picture presentation and white noise distraction. Auditory distraction was hypothesized to impair phonological loop technique participants may use. Results did not support the hypotheses. Further analysis revealed a significant relationship between physical exercise and attention; attention and memory in females; attention and memory in group that received white noise distraction.