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  • Essay On Mozart Effect

    Most people know Mozart as a great composer, who was involved with music from a very young age. Not only was he able to compose and play music at a very young age, his music was well-known and people asked him to compose pieces for specific events. His music was special and left people wanting to hear more. Throughout his short lifetime, he was able to compose a multitude of magnificent pieces that are still in use today. Not only is his music still in use today, but it also has a special effect on people who listen to it. This is commonly referred to as the “Mozart Effect”. To start off, who was Mozart? Mozart’s full name was Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, born in Salzburg in 1756 and died 35 years later. He lived during the Classical Era and became a well known composer who influenced lots of people and changed how music was made. To start off, he started to play the clavichord at age three, and gave his first performance at age five. He knew how to play the violin at age seven, without having any lessons. Due to this, people called him a prodigy, and he also had learned certain abilities earlier in life than most kids. With this ability and talent, he kept that with him…

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  • Mozart's Classical Music: The Mozart Effect

    A STUDY ON HOW MOZART’S CLASSICAL MUSIC COULD AFFECT TO BOOST STUDENT’S SPIRIT WHILE DOING HOMEWORK. 1. INTRODUCTION Classical music could divide into major time divisions into the early music period, which includes the Medieval (500-1400) and the Renaissance eras (1400-1600). Next, common practice period, which includes the Baroque (1600-1750), Classical (1750-1830), and Romantic eras (1804-1910). A well-known otolaryngologist from France, Dr. Alfred A. Tomatis had started the study on…

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  • The Mozart Effect Analysis

    Beauvais, Clémentine. 2015. "The ‘Mozart Effect’: A Sociological Reappraisal." Cultural Sociology 9 (2): 185-202. doi:10.1177/1749975514557096. http://resolver.scholarsportal.info/resolve/17499755/v09i0002/185_teasr. Beauvais argues that the ‘Mozart Effect’ was a successful sociocultural phenomenon because of its many varying components and factors. Beauvais discusses the many ways in which the “effect” took the world by storm, and along with it, the falseness of the “effect.” Beauvais…

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  • The Mozart Effect Essay

    The Mozart Effect, which was developed by Dr. Gordon Shaw, is a theory that listening to classical music will make you smarter. Dr. Shaw’s studies have shown that listening to classical music like Mozart’s Sonata in D major for Two Pianos resulted in higher IQ test scores. When the students listened to classical music for just a few minutes prior to the test, their scores increased by as much as nine points. Dr. Shaw also tested his theory on children as well. He took a group of preschool aged…

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  • Mozart Effect Essay

    one benchmark that can potentially aid in creative thinking and cognitive skills. Thus far, the effects of music on attention, verbal, and visual memory that has been explored in the previously mentioned experiments, and spatial processing skills with music were investigated in the study that led to the advent of the “Mozart effect”. All of these experiments should be redone where the subjects themselves are able to select the music being listened to, which could yield different results in the…

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  • Alternative Music Therapy

    The Healing Power of Tunes Alternative medicine is not something everybody believes in, but something everybody can feel an effect on the brain, a mood or health. Sometimes it is quiet hard to explain, however it works. Surprisingly, 60 % of people worldwide rely on non-conventional medicine, including herbs, aromatherapy, acupuncture or hand healing. Music therapy is an exception. It is widely used in surgery and treating serious diseases. What result can be expected from just listening to…

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  • Memory And Short-Term Memory

    large number of studies indicating that music can enhance individuals’ mood and arousal, and consequently improve positive effects of on various cognitive tasks. Some studies suggest that previous exposure to classical music (Vivaldy’s “Spring Concerto” and Mozart’ “Sonata for Two Pianos in D Major, K448”) can temporarily enhance cognitive performance: digit span and phonemic fluency (Mammarella, Fairfield, & Cornoldi, 2007), and spatial abilities (Rauscher, Show, & Ky 1995; Thompson,…

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  • Summary: Music Therapy In Mental Health

    client be oriented to reality and that he possess a modicum of self-organization. Singing together provides a way that clients of diverse functioning levels can have a unified experience, thus facilitating group cohesion. Mental health professionals have seen the benefits of music in their practice. Some of the benefits include; meaningful associations, self-organization, group cohesion and unified experience for those of all levels, could music have the same benefits in the classroom?…

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  • Why Is Listening To Classical Music Important?

    Classical music has been around since the 11th century and is a growing art in the music world today. In that century, composers such as Bach, Beethoven, Mozart, Wagner, and many more would have never thought that their music would have played a large role in the 21st century. For years now, researchers have wondered what effects come from listening to classical music and many have found that listening to classical music is beneficial in education while helping improve memory, learning and…

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  • The Negative Effects Of Listening To Music

    With the drastic and seemingly overnight advances in technology that made music more accessible at an instant, it is not often when a student is found without headphones or earbuds. Students who choose to listen to music while studying will more than likely listen to their preferred genre, and this may or may not impact their studying. Attention and the effects of listening to music while studying have been intensely researched over recent years. Researchers and psychologists have conducted…

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