Music enhances your child’s brain development – Necessity of Music Education

Many research showed that learning music will enhance brain development of young children. Infants learn to communicate with song and sound even before they are born. It’s natural.

Getting started early on with music can be a great benefit to the child. Music can also be a form of psychotherapy for adults and children.

Many research studies suggests a relationship between music and spatial task performance.

Early music training would enhance spatial-temporal reasoning. A study of 237 second grade children and music, used piano keyboard training and newly designed math software to demonstrate improvement in math skills. The group scored 27% higher on proportional math and fractions tests than children that used only the math software.

Ref- ‘Enhanced learning of proportional math through music training and spatial-temporal training.’ Amy Graziano, Matthew Peterson, and Gordon Shaw, Neurological Research 21 (March 1999).

Students with regular music instruction scored 41 points higher on the SAT math test, and 57 points higher on the verbal test, than did students with no music participation.

Ref- College-Bound Seniors National Report: ‘Profile of SAT Program Test Takers.’ Princeton, NJ: The College Entrance Examination Board, 2001.

Basically music improves the intellectual functioning of all children.

  • Music helps to develop skills such as sharing and respect.
  • Increases child’s confidence and self esteem.
  • Music enhances brain development.
  • research shows that Keyboard courses can improve your child’s ability to think, learn, reason and create.
  • Music will improve your child’s memory, problem solving techniques, understanding and recollection.

Music education is essential, all parents must think to provide music education to kids.It may even make a fundamental part of parenting.

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