This week we’re blogging a story from Discover magazine which suggests that even a little music training can be a great benefit to brain development.
Even a Few Years of Music Training Benefits the Brain
“Music has a remarkable ability to affect and manipulate how we feel. Simply listening to songs we like stimulates the brain’s reward system, creating feelings of pleasure and comfort. But music goes beyond our hearts to our minds, shaping how we think. Scientific evidence suggests that even a little music training when we’re young can shape how brains develop, improving the ability to differentiate sounds and speech.”