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The IQ in Music – Do Music Lessons For Your Kids Make Them Smarter?

The IQ in Music – Do Music Lessons For Your Kids Make Them Smarter?

Simply listening to classical music – the so-called ‘Mozart effect’ – does not make you smarter. I have presented the grounds for this conclusion elsewhere. In this article we take a look at the question, “Do music lessons make a child smarter? Do music lessons have ‘collateral benefits’ that extend to non-musical areas of intelligence? Do music lessons increase a child’s overall IQ level, making them better at reasoning, math and language comprehension?” How this question has been answered is as interesting as what the answer turns out to be.

Why is this question of interest?

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