Modern Western science has begun to study the relationship between music and health. Music therapy has been taken seriously in different clinical
In the past 40 years. Many studies have shown that pure classical music has a very positive effect on human health.
According to the American Cancer Society, music therapy is often used in cancer treatment in reducing the pain caused by chemotherapy and
effectively relieving depression and anxiety.
Researches confirm that music therapy has demonstrated a significant therapeutic effect for developmental delay, autism, Down’s syndrome, children with disabilities, or suffering from chronic insomnia, stress, nerve damage or brain degeneration and other symptoms in adults.
Classical music helps children in positive development. In addition, several studies in the United States have proved that many brain associated learning links can be inspired by classical music in early childhood.
In 1998, the state of Florida even passed legislation requires nurseries playing classical music for half an hour every day.
Studies found that a unique pattern of classical music not only helps children develop cognitive abilities, but also helps them learn math, science and language as they grow older.
Because children are more active, former chairman of the Hong Kong Music Therapy Association, suggests music activities; through game playing to strengthen their awareness of music, knowledge of classical music and elements of different music. He added that due to classical music has structure and regularity, which can help children develop capacity for self-control and law abiding in addition to acceptance of others.
Research: Felice B.