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  • Infants more tuned in than adults

    Infants more tuned in than adults

    By Tim Green
    Tim Green
    Published: Nov. 5, 2010

    Music Professor Eugenia Costa-Giomi is conducting musical cognition research on infants, and she’s found that babies pay better attention to characteristics of music than adults do.

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      Tom said on March 13, 2011 at 4:54 p.m.
      This is really amazing. My daughter is 11 now. Trying to think back when we she was really young and we were watching/listening to music types of videos etc with her. She was definitely very focused. I am a musician and she was exposed to lots of various types of music very early. I have musicians going back several generations on both sides. My two brothers & I were all exposed to music at a very early age.
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      Mentoring Basics: Tuning in, Infant-style | Mentoring and Recovery said on Nov. 22, 2010 at 8:10 a.m.
      [...] recently read a fascinating article that recounts cognitive research in infants using music. The gist of the research findings is that [...]