Friday, June 03, 2005

...parents should not blame themselves if their children are not musical.
Parents who bounce their babies to a song and rock them to a lullaby are unwittingly helping their brains to appreciate music, scientists have discovered.

The ability to feel the strong and weak beats in a rhythm allows people to move and dance in time to music.

"The individual differences between people in musical ability probably stem from a combination of genetic and experiential effects," she said.

Mr. and Mrs. Smith did their best. And I do have a good appreciation for a variety of fine music. I just can’t walk and chew gum.

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