Wednesday May 1st 2013- The Effects of Music on Children

Music is in our life’s everyday, and actually music has an effect on people of any age. Including children! In this blog post I’ll be telling you about what I found out about kids and music.

Believe it or not but music has a large effect on kids in a great way. Researchers have shown that certain types of music can increase intelligence by a lot. For example did you know that if children 3 and under listen to ‘Mozart music’ it increases their brain development?

Music can also make you feel a certain way. It’s like telling a story but in rhyme. So that means when a child is upset or angry putting music on can sooth them. Music also reduces kids anxiety level and help children (and people of any age) have healthy heart rate, listen well in school, and be more relaxed.

TO BE CONTINUED……

 

 

Sources:

http://www.pro-psychology.com/articles/jeremy/EffectsofMusiconChildrenandAdolescents.html

http://www.pbs.org/parents/education/music-arts/the-benefits-of-music-education/

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