Sunday, June 13, 2010

Does Classical Music Increase a Childs IQ?

The Mozart affect says that a child’s IQ increases if they listen to Mozart’s music. It was born after, two professors at the University of California played two 10 minutes of the Mozart Sonata. They found that the college students had an increase in spatial-temporal reasoning for about 10 minutes after it. Parents have leapt at the chance to increase their child’s intelligence.

These people that jumped at the chance to make their children smarter thought they should do it to babies too, but according to Dr. Alexandra Lamont,” There's no evidence that just listening to music, not learning to play an instrument, has any effect at all with children or with babies." parent's music room. Even though there are some skeptics companies still make cds that parents still buy to play to their unborn babies.

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