Musical Training Makes You Smarter


We are always very excited to share new research in neuroscience and neurology. But this recent post on BrainBlogger really caught our attention. There have been many studies to find an association between music and cognitive abilities. Some studies, like “The Mozart Effect” have been challenged and nullified, but this article studies the effects of musical training on executive functions, language skills, improved sensory processing and more.

According to the article…”It is evident that musical training improves cognitive abilities in children. The earlier they begin to strum the guitar and tinkle the piano, the brighter are their chances of performing in school. So continue encouraging your kid to play the banjo even if he is out of tune. You will be doing her a world of good.”

Read the full article here.