In academic literature it’s called “The Mozart Effect”: first popularised by Dr. Alfred A. Tomatis in his 1991 book Pourquoi Mozart?, the Mozart effect is the study of how classical music stimulates the brain. Dr Tomatis argued that listening to Mozart’s music can have a beneficial effect on the brain. However, his theory has had […]Read more "A Brain Boost by Listening to Classical Music: The Mozart Effect"
Musical talent has been located in the human brain, according to research led by a Montreal Neurological Institute (MNI) team, and reported in Cerebral Cortex. Also discovered, the teams reported: a part of the brain that changes as people acquire musical skills—entirely apart from talent. “In the past decades, the possibility of changing the adult […]Read more "Brain Region for Musical Talent Found, Says New Study"
Eight-month-old Adam’s eyes light up upon hearing his grandmother sing their special song and he gleefully babbles a response back to her. 15-month-old Katie bounces up and down exuberantly to the music emanating from the family stereo. 2-1/2-year-old Audrey chimes in joyfully each time she hears the familiar refrain of her favorite song. These early […]Read more "The Impact Music Makes on Development of Your Child – Part one of two"