Essay about How Reaction Time Is Affected By Music While Working

1368 Words Apr 11th, 2016 6 Pages
If anyone has ever wondered how is it that a human can react or have reflexes so fast according to a situation, the answer would be Reaction time. The goal behind the experiment to be conducted is to observe how reaction time is affected by music while working. Reaction time is the period that it takes for the body to respond to an action (Stimulus) that is often at times causing a disruption in homeostasis or being a change in the humans environment (Simple and Choice Reaction). Having said that, one shall not forget the system responsible for it’s function; the nervous system. The nervous system is the answer in how we communicate, move, feel, sense and control ourselves. There are two main nervous system that are significant because humans depend so much on them, they are the Central nervous system and the Peripheral Nervous System. The central nervous system possesses two essential parts; the brain and the spinal cord. On the other hand, the Peripheral Nervous system is boss to all nerves in the body. The nerves that reach from your internal organs all the way to your external organs are called Autonomic Nervous system (Kang, Week 1 Nervous System). Autonomic has the word auto in it; the word itself means to be done without will or unconsciously (Merriam Webstar). Autonomic nerves are in control of the heart beating, ones food being digested and, for instance, sneezing when dust enters the nostrils. As there are autonomic nerves, there is also the Somatic nervous system…

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