Posts tagged ‘research’

Music Training Enhances Brainstem Sensitivity to Speech Sounds

“Playing an instrument may help youngsters better process speech in noisy classrooms and more accurately interpret the nuances of language that are conveyed by subtle changes in the human voice,” says Nina Kraus, Hugh Knowles Professor of Neurobiology, Physiology and Communication Sciences at Northwestern University.   Science Daily

May 20, 2010 at 8:00 am Leave a comment

Music Education Can Help Children Improve Reading Skills

Children exposed to a multi-year program of music tuition involving training in increasingly complex rhythmic, tonal, and practical skills display superior cognitive performance in reading skills compared with their non-musically trained peers, according to a study in Science Daily.

    May 14, 2010 at 8:00 am Leave a comment


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