The Mozart Effect is the belief that if a child listens to Mozart over an extended period of time, they will become smarter. After all, if Mozart was a genius, maybe some of his music will boost a person's IQ. But is this phenomenon true, or simply a hoax for parents to buy more CDs for their toddlers? Does listening to Mozart, or even classical music, improve cognitive function? As it turns out, yes and no. For the full article, click here.