Classical music is not only able to transport you to another realm — it is also very healthy for your brain. You can listen to classical music not only for fun and relaxation but also to enhance learning and cognitive abilities.
How is all this true? In 1993, during a control group, a university professor and physicist, Dr. Gordon Shaw, saw an IQ spike in his college students after listening to Mozart.
This finding was labeled the Mozart effect, but it attracted a lot of skepticism from other experts. Dr. Shaw believed that listening to Mozart could warm up the human brain parts closely related to abstract human thought.
Classical Music’s Origin
Pinpointing the exact year or date to which classical music started is an elusive task. It was around 1000 AD when modern western music was born. It is still around this time that the idea of combining …