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Mapping the Musical Mind
Interesting patterns of brain activity emerge during children's musical analysis exercises.
Singing & Fine Motor Control
Scientists key in on the brain's mechanism for both singing and learning fine motor skills.
Strong links between music and math, reading achievement
A music educator thought he could disprove the notion of a link between students’ musical and mathematical achievement. He was wrong.
Arts and Crafts Activities Contribute to Future Scientists and Entrepreneurs
Arts and crafts activities help children develop creative ways of thinking and significantly correlate with later success in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) fields.
To improve relationship with kids, try turning up the music
Children who grow up listening to music with their parents report having better quality relationships with their moms and dads when they reach young adulthood, researchers found.
How music lessons can improve language skills
MIT study links piano education with better word discrimination by kindergartners. Many studies have shown that musical training can enhance language skills. However, it was unknown whether music lessons improve general cognitive ability, leading to better language proficiency, or if the effect of music is more specific to language processing.
Music lessons improve children's cognitive skills and academic performance
Cognitive skills developed from music lessons appear to transfer to unrelated subjects, leading to improved academic performance.
Musical Training: Protect The Future, Now
Researchers have found that musical training in childhood helps prevent decay in speech recognition skills later in life.
Sing, Baby, Sing! Improve Your Child's Hearing Abilities With Music
Singing out loud to your favorite song on the radio, whether it be Lady Gaga or The Eagles, may enhance your child's hearing abilities suggests a recent study.