Try your own experiment by choosing a challenging online article to read, and listen to 4 different types of music while trying to read and comprehend the article. List the challenging passage in APA format, and answer the following questions for every piece of music:
- Make a note of the genre of music, (Vivaldi, death metal, jazz, gospel, hip hop, blues, rap, country).
- Was it easy or difficult to understand the challenging paragraphs?
- Why do you think it was easier to understand what you were reading while listening to some music and not to others?
- What impact do you think having certain music in schools or on the job would have on the people in those environments?