Cognition, Intelligence and Language

Episode 59 – The Mozart Effect: Is There Anything To It?

Mozart EffectThe Mozart Effect – almost everyone has heard about it, but is there really anything to it? Can the Mozart Effect increase your child’s IQ? Will listening to Mozart make you more creative? Does it have an effect on babies in utero? A lot has been claimed, but there is a lot of controversial research out there on the Mozart effect. In part one of my interview with one of the leading researchers and critics of the Mozart Effect – Dr. Kenneth Steele – you get the real story behind the hype.

Mozart Effect Resources

    • You can download many of Dr. Steele’s articles on the lack of support for the so-called Mozart Effect on his website: Kenneth Steele’s website



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