Creativity is hard trait to explain – particularly when it comes to trying to figure out how much of it is determined by our environment, and how much is passed down by our parents. Now research has shown that up to 30 percent of a musician’s ability to compose and arrange music can be explained […]Read more "Not everyone has the ability to compose music, and your genes could explain why"
In an age where electronics are a staple of every classroom and household, learning to play a musical instrument can help develop discipline, patience, passion and joy. Parents often struggle to determine which extracurricular activities best suit their children’s needs. It seems as though every year there are more options to choose from. Perhaps the […]Read more "The benefits of learning music for kids"
Why do we live for live music? On the molecular level, research shows that listening to music improves our mental well-being and physical health. How Music Can Be Used To Influence Different Mood Goals Enjoyment goes far beyond the present moment, as it directly influences the outcome of our hormones and cognitive functioning. While research […]Read more "10 Positive Benefits Of Listening To Music, According to Science"
Jazz pianist Joey Alexander earned a standing ovation from a star-studded crowd after his one-minute and 10-second performance at Monday night’s Grammy Awards, but for many viewers, the award ceremony marked the first time hearing the 12-year-old star. His debut album My Favorite Things dropped in May 2015 and at the time, the New York […]Read more "10 things you didn’t know about Grammy-nominated 12-year-old Joey Alexander"
Share Tweet Follow Reddit Google+ For Shakespeare, music is “food for the soul.” The director of early childhood music education at the nonprofit MacPhail Center for Music Dianna Bobcock said, “Exposure to musical experiences early in life can benefit overall development,” Minnesota Parent shared. This can also be a foundation for learning a specific musical […]Read more "How To Get Your Child Interested In Playing Musical Instruments"
Since I was gifted a new pair of headphones this past holiday season, I’ve developed a habit of listening to music while I work. I’ve been absolutely amazed by how much more productive and creative I am with Pandora’s Mozart or “classical guitar” station playing quietly in the background. Curious as to what exactly was […]Read more "A neuroscientist shares a 10-minute trick to boost your productivity"