Effects of Meaningful Noise on Performance of Intellectual Tasks

Minako SAWAKI  Kazuhiko YAMAMORI  

IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Fundamentals of Electronics, Communications and Computer Sciences   Vol.E74-A   No.5   pp.1034-1036
Publication Date: 1991/05/25
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Print ISSN: 0916-8508
Type of Manuscript: Special Section LETTER (Special Issue on 1991 Spring Natl. Conv. IEICE)
Category: Human Communication

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The difference is investigated between the effects of meaningless and meaningful noise on performance of a task, along with the relevance of the contents of the noise. The extent to which noise content affects task performance is measured and used to set environmental noise assessment. The use of meaningless noise to obscure meaningful noise is also investigated.