Ever since the research on "The Mozart Effect" came out about a decade
ago, books, CDs, and articles have been coming out by the dozen!
Of course parents and teachers want their children and students to do as
well as possible in school and in life, but can music really make you
smarter? As a mother, a therapist, and a professional musician, I
don't really think so. HOWEVER, there are many, many studies
showing that children who take music lessons and who are exposed to
classical music, do better in school and often, in life. Does this
mean that music has made them smarter? Of course not!
| Singing lullabies to your baby is one of the most natural things a mother does. However, sometimes, people tend to underestimate the power of simple things. In this case, the research is there: singing to your baby, both before and after birth, creates a bond that is the foundation of healthy relationships. read more...