Some A+ students credit their strong memory to study music while others say they prefer silence. Many people also refer to the Mozart effect, which claims that listening to classical music can increase the retention of information for better studying and stronger brainpower.
It’s clear that there’s a lot of talk about what makes us smarter. This leaves many high school and college students wondering: Does music help you study? Read on to learn the science behind music, memory retention, and what really helps us learn.