My three kids have been involved in music all their lives. Two were/are bank geeks. All three were choir geeks. One is studying to be a music teacher. One played clarinet starting in 5th grade, sax by 15, and several other instruments. Two were in dance young. One played the violin since 4 and then drum line and now flute. They have all been super bright. One was valedictorian and majored in math. The other two are extremely smart . I truly believe in the correlation between music and intelligence. My youngest listens to opera in his car and sings along. Music bonds the four of us.


musicclassical.jpgWritten by Eric C., MA., PhD Candidate (USA)

Founder of:MakeItUltra™

“Music is the universal language of mankind” ~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Around my house I am known as the music man. I have the habit of walking around with my iPhone in my pocket playing music on Spotify. I love all music because it makes me feel happy and alive. Research shows that classical music is exceptionally beneficialfor your brain and overall health. The way classical music affects the brain is universal regardless of gender, class or nationality. Wouldn’t it be great if listening to Beethoven or Mozart could unite us all?

Here are 5 ways classical music benefits us all:

1. Improves your focus
Numerous studies have shown that listening to classical music such as Bach, Mozart and Beethoven can improve focus. Complex and continuously changing melodies can help the mind focus by keeping it engaged. When your brain…

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