Chapter 1: word count required: 400 words Do you listen to music as you are studying? A large percentage of college students do. A substantial amount of research concerns the effects of music on people's ability to learn and remember. The research has generated an interesting controversy. Some researchers find that listening to music disrupts learning, and others report that music does not disrupt learning. Generate several testable hypotheses as to why music might or might not have a negative effect on learning. One thing you might consider is the type of music. One of the authors of this book never studied in his dorm room as a freshman because his roommate regularly played Ravel's Bolero during the evening.