Musical training has repeatedly been shown to improve children’s moods, heighten academic learning, and develop areas of the brain involved in language and reasoning.
A new study also finds that children who attend music classes drastically improve how their brain processes speech and reading; however, the language development improvements occurred in children who actively participated in music classes compared to less-involved peers. Read more
Healthy eating and positive psychosocial factors during childhood are predictors of ideal cardiovascular health in adulthood, a new study reveals. Read more
We are told time and time again how important sleep is to our and our children’s mental and physical well-being. Previous research has shown a good night’s sleep can be linked to higher academic achievement and improved learning in school age children. Read more
A new study from Griffith University finds that personality is more important than intelligence when it comes to children’s success in the classroom. Read more
Children who learn to play a musical instrument may benefit far beyond just learning how to entertain family and friends with a rendition of Mozart or Tchaikovsky, new evidence suggests. Read more