Passive acts, like listening to Mozart, will not make your child smarter. On the other hand, active engagement–learning to play an instrument or processing words–improves mental functioning. For instance, there is a positive relationship between the number of words a child hears every day and IQ scores. Princeton Neuroscientist Sam Wang explains:
A new 20-year analysis of over 14,000 psychology studies finds that a study’s media coverage is negatively linked to its replicability.
Apart from the energy needed to flip the switch, no other energy is needed to transmit the information.
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Research suggests that emotional intelligence is more vital for success than IQ.
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