What is the benefit of playing music instrument for children? Nina Krauss professor at Northwestern University, agreed that playing music instrument is important.
You’ve may heard that listening classical music will make baby more smarter. German government debunked this myth.
Through research, Krauss and team didn’t see biological changes in people who are just listening music, and not playing music instrument.
Krauss said: “I like to give the analogy that you’re not going to become physically fit just by watching sports”.
Here’s 4 benefit of playing music instrument for children.
1. Playing Music Instrument Enhance IQ
Research conduct by E. Glenn Schellenberg from University of Toronto at Mississauga, Canada. Published by Psychological Science August 2004 vol. 15 no. 8 511-514
Schellenberg assigned two groups of children. One groups are learning and playing music instrument (keyboard or voice). While other groups received drama lessons or no lessons.
Results: Compared with children in the drama groups, children in the music groups exhibited greater increases in full-scale IQ.
2. Help Children learn language better.
Krauss and team have demonstrated, significant impact of experience with language and music. And it’s support the development of language and listening skills.
Music and language: relations and disconnections
Handbook of Clinical Neurology, Vol. 129 (3rd series)
3. It will Enhance communication Skills
For individuals with communication difficulties (reading, auditory processing disorder, autism). The neural encoding of speech can provide a biological marker of deficient sound encoding.
Research by Krauss, proved musician’s brain illustrates how extensive auditory expertise can enhance sensory-cognitive interactions.
4. Accelerate Brain Development
University of Southern California’s Brain and Creativity Institute, through five years research. Found that musical experiences in childhood can actually accelerate brain development, particularly in the areas of language acquisition and reading skills.
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