Research shows taking music lessons can speed up brain development in children

Observing a pianist at a recital—converting musical notations into precisely timed finger movements on a piano—can be a powerful emotional experience. As a researcher of neuroscience and a pianist myself, I understand that the mastering of this skill not only takes practice, but also requires complex coordination of many different brain regions.  Brain regions that […]

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Six common benefits of music

Music is regarded to have healing properties and with great reason. It could work as a form of therapy and offer many benefits to the listener including emotional, physical and psychological advantages. This complete therapy has a lot to offer. However, specific advantages are more appropriate than others. Here we look at a few of […]

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