Music Class Encourages Language Development for Children From Various Socioeconomic Backgrounds

Music Class Encourages Language Development for Children From Various Socioeconomic BackgroundsMusical 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

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Childhood Tendencies Predict Adulthood Habits

childhood tendaciesHealthy eating and positive psychosocial factors during childhood are predictors of ideal cardiovascular health in adulthood, a new study reveals. Read more

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The Power of A Good Night’s Sleep

The Power of A Good Night’s SleepWe 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

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Does Personality Beatout Intelligence in the Classroom?

Does Personality Beatout Intelligence in the ClassroomA 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

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Could Playing Music Improve Children’s Brains?

Could Playing Music Improve Children’s BrainsChildren 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

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