Should you talk to your kids about money? Study shows they know your secrets

North Carolina State University published a study that finds parents should make an effort to talk with their children about money. The paper, “Money Matters: Children’s Perceptions of Parent-Child Financial Disclosure,” published in the online journal Communication Research Reports, was authored by Dr. Lynsey Romo, an assistant professor of communication at NC State and Dr. …

Continue reading

Music practice for just 30 minutes can improve language skills, new study says

Musical training improves brain function Photo credit: woodleywonderworks on Flickr (cc) Can 30 minutes of music training make you better at using language and math? We normally think that speech, language, logic and numbers are left brain activities; while images, imagination, day-dreaming and music are right brain. The left hemisphere is for logic and science …

Continue reading