What do you usually do when you drive back from work?
Listen to music, make phone calls, or just lost in your thoughts. Do you get amazed looking at the roadside view or pay attention to anything else ? I assume your answer is a NO!
Now lets change the scenario. What do you do when you go on a vacation? Say from your drive to the hotel from airport. You notice everything. All your attention shifts on exploring the new city, doesn’t it ?
A newborn child too, has just landed in a new place. Her entire energy is focused on observing, trying to recognize, and understand this new world that has suddenly been bestowed upon her. Her brain is expanding and making connections.
So, as parents you must do everything to make sure that her cognitive and social emotional development is given as much importance as her physical development.
PROVOCATIONS AND BRAIN STIMULATING EXERCISES
In the recent studies, there is enough supporting data to claim that classical music is not only soothing to a baby’s ears but it helps in physical growth as well.
Classical music also adds to their Intelligence.
THE MOZART EFFECT
The best known and most controversial benefit from classical music for babies is the Mozart Effect. The term comes from an experiment that showed listening to classical music can temporarily boost your baby’s IQ and increase spatial temporal reasoning abilities. French researcher Dr. Alfred A. Tomatis, who coined the term, believed that classical music encouraged development of the brain. Some researchers believe listening to classical music encourages mental developments, while others do not. Even though the Mozart Effect may not be real, the many benefits show that classical music is good for babies.
WHAT TO LISTEN TO:
This is a good list to start with. Do drop in a comment if you find it helpful!
Your Baby is born with weak optical nerves that gain strength over a period of time. The neural connections are forming each day and everything that you and everything that surrounds your baby has an impact on those connections.
So Visual stimulations play an important role according to experts and pediatricians.
HOW TO CREATE VISUAL STIMULATIONS: