Mozart's Effect

Mozart's Effect

of the famous Austrian composer not only is one of the greatest properties of culture, but also is capable to save people from one of the most unpleasant deviations – stutters. Besides, it renders surprising stimulation of intellectual processes.

Most famous patient of Mozart – the French popular actor Gerard Depardieu. When he was not popular yet and only arrived to Paris to make a film career, he not only badly knew French, but also strongly stammered. One doctor advised it at least two hours a day to listen to works by Mozart. Through some began to tell few months of Depardieu ideally, than surprised all the acquaintances and the family.

People of art consider that the uniqueness and unusual force of music of Mozart are explained by the fact that the famous composer felt unusual communication with music because of constant immersions to the music world. Little Mozart's parents were quite good musicians and when Mozart's mother was pregnant with him, she sang nearly an every day songs and serenades.


Scientists hold more prosy opinion. In the course of the research of third-party factors for human memory and pedagogical processes. In particular, two control groups took the test for the index of spatial intelligence. However to one group suggested to listen to two piano sonatas by Mozart before the test. The test result was ten points higher at examinees who listened within ten minutes of composition of Mozart. In spite of the fact that the effect of listening of music proceeded only ten - fifteen minutes, the group of scientists drew a conclusion that the interrelation between music and spatial thinking is so strong that even simple listening of music can give considerable effect.

Other scientists began to study results of this experiment. One physicist-theorist drew a conclusion that Mozart's music is capable to stir up brain activity. He also assumed that difficult music excites so difficult nervous models which are connected with the highest forms of mental activity, such as mathematics and chess. To the contrary, simple and monotonous persuasive music can give opposite effect. Other scientists also noted that classical music really has strong influence on a chelovecha  

Researchers drew a conclusion that regardless of tastes or the previous experience of listeners, Mozart's music steadily made on them the calming action, improved spatial perception and an opportunity more it is clear and accurately to express themselves in the course of communication. There are no doubts that rhythms, melodies and high frequencies of music of Mozart stimulate and load creative and motivational areas of a brain.