Music training has well-known benefits for the developing brain, especially for at-risk children. But youngsters who sit passively in a music class may be missing out. In a study designed to test whether the level of engagement matters, researchers found that children who regularly attended music classes and actively participated showed larger improvements in how the brain processes speech and reading scores than their less-involved peers.
Have you ever noticed how we instinctively communicate with babies in a ‘sing-song’ way? Several studies have shown that babies respond more to a singing voice, than to a normal talking voice. ‘While spoken language can take more than a year to develop, music is one of the earliest things parents have with their children…when …
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