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Alex James on the 'Blur' effect

We all know that learning the alphabet and times-tables are important for a child's education - but how about pop music?

According to the Finnish musician, Liisa Henriksson-Macaulay, playing music before the age of 7 can significantly improve a child's IQ.

Her campaign is being backed by the former Blur musician Alex James. They joined BBC Breakfast to talk about the benefits of music on IQ levels.

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