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Effects of Quran Recitation on Heart Rate Variability as an indicator of Student Emotions

Ghanem, Eman and Muhammad Nubli, Abdul Wahab (2018) Effects of Quran Recitation on Heart Rate Variability as an indicator of Student Emotions. International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences (IJARBSS), 8 (4). pp. 89-103. ISSN 2222-6990

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Abstract

This study examined the effects of Quran recitation on the Heart Rate Variability (HRV) of students. By doing so, this research extends previous findings on the effects of religious activities on university students. This research therefore studies the relationship between HRV with different Quran recitation types with different reading styles (Tajweed), Surah (stories) and themes (i.e. heaven, hell and punishment). The experiment comprises four sessions that each lasted approximately 30 minutes and that involved the recitation of certain Quran Surah or verses. At the end of each session, the difference between pre-and post-session HRVs was derived. The results of this research may be used to help university students reduce stress, tension and anxiety.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Quran, Heart Rate Variability
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Faculty/Division: Centre For Modern Languages and Human Sciences
Depositing User: Noorul Farina Arifin
Date Deposited: 29 Jun 2018 07:15
Last Modified: 01 Oct 2018 07:11
URI: http://umpir.ump.edu.my/id/eprint/21452
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