Re: [Fwd: Beyond "The Mozart Effect"]


Subject: Re: [Fwd: Beyond "The Mozart Effect"]
From: Henry Rodrick (moshisushi@gmail.com)
Date: Sun May 22 2005 - 16:15:34 EDT


Haha lite kul:

On 2005-05-22, at 17.31, David Mooney wrote:

> Can't resist passing this on...
>>
>> The Mozart Effect -- playing classical music to your children raises
>> their IQ --
>> has been pretty well debunked:
>>
>>
>> http://news-service.stanford.edu/news/2005/february2/mozart
>> -020205.html
>>
>> A blogger considers, however, the effect of playing music by other
>> composers
>> to your child:
>>
>> Liszt effect: Child speaks rapidly and extravagantly, but never
>> really says
>> anything important.
>>
>> Brahms effect: Child plagiarizes so forcefully that onlookers marvel
>> at his
>> learning, scholarship, and of course, force.
>>
>> Bruckner effect: Child speaks very slowly and repeats himself
>> frequently. Gains
>> reputation for profundity.
>>
>> Wagner effect: Child becomes a megalomaniac. May eventually marry his
>> sister.
>>
>> Mahler effect: Child continually screams - at great length and volume
>> - that
>> he's dying.
>>
>> Verdi effect: Child continually screams.
>>
>> Schoenberg effect: Child never repeats a word until he's used all the
>> other
>> words in his vocabulary. Sometimes talks backwards. Eventually,
>> people stop
>> listening to him. Child blames them for their inability to understand
>> him.
>>
>> Webern effect: Child.
>>
>> Babbitt effect: Child gibbers nonsense all the time. Eventually,
>> people stop
>> listening to him. Child doesn't care because all his playmates think
>> he's
>> cool.
>
> --
> David Mooney
> dmooney@city-net.com
> http://www.city-net.com/~moko/
>
>

//henry rodrick
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