Are you a negative, neurotic mess? Then science suggests it’s time to switch off the broody, angry music and make the change to something a bit more upbeat. Researchers from the Centre for Interdisciplinary Music Research at the University of Jyväskylä, Aalto University in Finland and Aarhus University in Denmark, have published a paper in […]Read more "IS THE MUSIC YOU LISTEN TO AFFECTING YOUR BRAIN LONG-TERM?"
Forget the Mozart Effect and Baby Einstein, take it easy on acquisitions for your two-year-old’s private library, and don’t fret if your three-year-old hasn’t started violin lessons just yet. The key to unlocking a child’s potential intelligence and happiness may indeed lie in music, but succumbing to the commercial juggernaut that is the baby-genius-making industry […]Read more "Jamming with your toddler: how music trumps reading for childhood development"
If you find yourself dragging this Monday morning, maybe what you need is some music. Lifehack summarizes fifteen ways listening to music can make you feel better. Think of it a musical health and wellness lecture. If you love listening to music, you’re in good company. Charles Darwin once remarked, “If I had my life […]Read more "15 Health and Wellness Benefits of Listening to Music According to Science"
Your soon-to-be-born baby may already be belting a tune or two. New research from the Instituto Marques in Barcelona found that babies who can hear music clearly while in the womb will actually sing along with the music. Specifically, babies will move their mouths and tongues “as if they were trying to speak or sing” […]Read more "Babies may be able to sing in the womb"
There’s a sticker on the plastic-wrapped CD I’m holding that reads, “Produced by Phil Ramone.” The late, great producer, who died in 2013, has a name brand that few other music producers can rival: He worked with Stevie Wonder, Paul Simon, Billy Joel, Madonna and Sinéad O’Connor. This album, though, is a little different. It’s […]Read more "In The Digital Age, Young Kids Need Classical Music More Than Ever"