CLASSICAL MUSIC: Proven, timeless, pure, and “smart”

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The Mozart effect research indicates that listening to Mozart’s music appears to induce a short-term improvement on the performance of certain kinds of mental tasks known as “spatial-temporal reasoning.” The research suggests that “listening to Mozart makes you smarter”, or that early childhood exposure to classical music has a beneficial effect on mental development. Don Campbell claims benefits far beyond improving spatio-temporal reasoning or raising intelligence, defining the mark as “an inclusive term signifying the transformational powers of music in health, education, and well-being.” The term was first coined by Alfred A. Tomatis who used Mozart’s music as the listening stimulus in his work attempting to cure a variety of disorders. The approach has been popularized in a book by Don Campbell, and is based on an experiment published in Nature suggesting that listening to Mozart temporarily boosted scores on one portion of the IQ test. As a…

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  1. Thanks for re-blogging! 😀

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