Music Affect IQ and EQ in Children

We may often hear the debate about IQ and EQ. If the first person is often extolled IQ then present many opinions expressed about the role of EQ is more important than IQ. But, what is the IQ and EQ it?

IQ stands for Intelligent Quotient and EQ stands for Emotional Quotient. Simply put, IQ can be described as the ability to acquire academic skills and knowledge. When a child’s IQ is high, it is as if happiness is in sight. But, the first opinion. Apparently a high IQ does not necessarily guarantee a child to be happy, and conversely a low IQ is also not necessarily lead to a child’s emotional or moral failing.

What about EQ? EQ is a measure of the quality of one’s emotional to see such empathy, feelings, self-reliance, and solidarity.

Research shows that music greatly affects the level of a child’s IQ and EQ. Children who frequently listen to music turned out to have a value of IQ and EQ higher than children who rarely or never listen to music. This is because music stimulates the brain so as to assist the development of communication, social, and emotional child.

Generally children love music with a regular rhythm, melody easily captured, as well as songs with the words easy to be repeated. With frequent singing, automatically will be easier to develop a child’s language skills.

Several studies have shown that the children often listen to music while still in the womb or in the early years of development, can help neurodevelopment in children and transfer information.

Based on this, many pre-school that began implementing classical music lessons to children. Some hospitals also provide facilities such as music CD package to mothers who give birth.