So you want to be president. Learn to play musical instruments

President Harry S. Truman, the man in the White House when the United States to intervene on behalf of millions of innocent people who are displaced and massacred by Hitler's Nazi Germany, announced that it applies to piano lessons for two hours every morning in his childhood. Likewise, President Warren Harding was able to play any instrument except the trombone and clarinet: Franklin Delano Roosevelt (FDR) played the course, we all remember President Clinton and his saxophone, but you know that President Nixon was a pianist.

More recently, a young girl, who was a musician long before she became an academic and diplomat in the world, our own globetrotting Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is a classical pianist. As the music grows Rice home was a family affair, and the youngest age 3 Condi played piano for family gatherings. His dad, and he often accompanied his mother a church organist named "Condoleezza" is the Italian word Con dolcezza, which refers to playing music "with sweetness" While other kids have been playing the neighorhood outside, it is more likely to be practicing the piano or reading a book.

The list is long, but the real question is, why people tend to reach more musical training in life. There are different theories about this, but studies have shown a direct correlation between music and the brain's ability to adapt to the world around. One of these trials have shown that people who listened to Mozart for ten minutes, "Sonata for Two Pianos in D Major", then a test of spatial-temporal reasoning (which is part of a standardized intelligence test) has scored 48% higher than the control group and the study of the University of California, Irvine is called "Mozart effect" indicates the IQ score up by nine points.

Study of the Bulgarian psychologist George Lozanov, but I discovered that playing Baroque instrumental music in the background had a profound impact on the student's ability to learn and maintain foreign language. The key is that it is highly structured, highly organized music seems to help the human brain that are more organized and efficient manner, and other studies have shown that discordant music actually has a negative effect on the the brain.

Studying music is the perfect way to get the benefits. At least one study has shown that small children can get the space -. Temporal reasoning effects mentioned above are just learning to play piano or organ Similarly, the study of music through exposure to great music we have the discipline practices, regardless of our age. In addition to the effects of music, studying music teaches discipline and the relationship between work and reward and a more rewarding life than to hear beautiful music coming out as a result of their efforts.

"Music education opens doors that help children go to school around the world to the world of work, culture, intellectual activity, and the attraction of man: the future of our nation depends on providing our children the education that includes music. "Gerald Ford, former President of the United States of America