The influence of developing technology and mother's songs; lullabies

Saibe Özlem Kaya, Berna Özkut
2016 International Journal of Human Sciences  
Just like changing every phenomenon of life, developing technologies have affected mother's songs/lullabies, which are precious treasures of our culture and they are technologically shaping our mother's songs/lullabies in an artificial way. Today, with the developing technology we are able to make the babies listen to lullabies without touching the babies or without having eye contact with the babies. In fact, this situation affects mother-infant communication and interaction and the quality
more » ... and the quality bond between mother-infant adversely. Compared to the impact of mother's singing the lullabies traditionally to the baby by touching, looking and stroking; the impact of making the babies listen to the lullabies with technological tools has become a matter of discussion. However; the latter is not as effective as the lullabies that are sung with the mother's natural voice and are important treasure chest of our own culture. Thus, it was aimed with this study to investigate the effect of today's technology on mother's songs/lullabies that are very significant artistic aspect of the communication between mother-infant and hold a very deep place in our culture.
doi:10.14687/ijhs.v13i1.3586 fatcat:zsa63icmdzc27kmxbcpa7up4sa