News tagged with musical training
A little music training in childhood goes a long way in improving how the brain functions in adulthood when it comes to listening and the complex processing of sound, according to a new Northwestern University ...
Neuroscience Aug 21, 2012 | 4.6 / 5 (10) | 3 |
Non-musicians who speak tonal languages may have a better ear for learning musical notes, according to Canadian researchers.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 02, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 2 |
If you started piano lessons in grade one, or played the recorder in kindergarten, thank your parents and teachers. Those lessons you dreaded – or loved – helped develop your brain. The younger you started music lessons, ...
Neuroscience Feb 12, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (4) | 3 |
People with perfect pitch seem to possess their own inner pitch pipe, allowing them to sing a specific note without first hearing a reference tone. This skill has long been associated with early and extensive musical training, ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress) -- It turns out mom was right. Music lessons are good for you, and those benefits may last a lifetime.
Neuroscience Jul 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
After completing the first study of its kind, researchers at McMaster University have discovered that very early musical training benefits children even before they can walk or talk.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 09, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (4) | 3 |
Age-related delays in neural timing are not inevitable and can be avoided or offset with musical training, according to a new study from Northwestern University. The study is the first to provide biological evidence that ...
Neuroscience Jan 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- A growing body of research finds musical training gives students learning advantages in the classroom. Now a Northwestern University study finds musical training can benefit Grandma, too, by offsetting ...
Medical research May 11, 2011 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 1 |