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  • The Moozart Effect
    Playing Mozart at milking time, a farmer has seen a dramatic shift in cows' temperament and production. (ABC News, 2007)

  • Survival of the harmonious
    Mounting evidence suggests that human beings are hard-wired to appreciate music. What researchers want to know now is why our distant ancestors evolved music in the first place. (Boston.com, 2006)

  • While in Surgery, Do You Prefer Abba or Verdi?
    Surgeons say music in the O.R. relaxes them, focuses their attention and helps pass the time. (NY Times, 2006)

  • New study reveals music–relaxation link
    This study establishes that music, by alternating fast and slower rhythms and pauses, can be used to induce relaxation. (BMJ, 2006)

  • Does classical music make babies smarter?
    Many experts think that playing classical music to babies may stimulate the brain in a way that helps educational and emotional development. (BBC News, 2005)

  • Molecular basis for Mozart effect revealed
    New research has revealed a molecular basis for the "Mozart effect" — the observation that a brief stint of Mozart may improve learning and memory. (New Scientist, 2004)