You have probably heard of the Mozart effect. It's the idea that if children or even babies listen to music composed by Mozart they will become. The Mozart effect can refer to: A set of research results indicating that listening to Mozart's music may induce a short-term improvement on the performance of. You have probably heard of the Mozart effect. It's the idea that if children or even babies listen to music composed by Mozart they will become. Another similarity between the music of Mozart and the two Bachs was the emphasis on the average power of particular notes, notably G3 Hz , C5 Hz and B5 Hz. Some of the hundreds of benefits of the Mozart Effect are: But only if you enjoyed it. Some Say, Maybe Not". The approach has been popularized in Don Campbell's book, The Mozart Effect ,  which is based on an experiment published in Nature suggesting that listening to Mozart temporarily boosted scores on one portion of the IQ test. The graphs above show the effect on different types of brainwave activity when particpants were listening to either Mozart's L'allegro con spirito or Fur Elise by Beethoven. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Well, new research studies now show how music can make you smarter too! Culture stars who died in This priming makes it easier to work a puzzle quickly. One study found that listening to Schubert was just as good, and so was hearing a passage read out aloud from a Stephen King novel. Best quotes about Europe and Europeans.