Exposing babies and young children to music has a positive impact on their learning, researchers from Northumbria University will tell a conference this week.
In addition to enhancing their musical development, it appears to have a significant positive impact on their social development as well as literacy and numeracy.
The conference in Newcastle on Friday (10 September) will reveal the interim findings on a three-year study funded by Youth Music involving 750 children from birth to five-years-old in the North East and Great Yarmouth. The research is being conducted by Jim Clark, the head of pre and school learning and Helen Taylor, head of initial teacher training at Northumbria University.
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