A new four-year research project, by Birmingham City University and national music charity Youth Music, has highlighted the importance of music education for young people at risk of educational exclusion.
What makes humans so different from other primates? Though our brains are similar, it seems that they react differently to various stimuli. New evidence suggests that human brains “listen” for musical pitch, a preference that scientists have not detected in
In Switzerland, as in most industrialized countries, nearly 1% of children are born “very prematurely”, i.e. before the 32nd week of pregnancy, which represents about 800 children yearly. While advances in neonatal medicine now give them a good chance of
From deejays to Debussy, it’s all brain food.
A new study has shown that changing how music is taught in schools could boost attendance for struggling students.
In case you needed any more proof that rock is dead, then this could be it…
Musical training won’t just make you cool at get-togethers — it also gives you better control and focus over your attention, new research reports.
Experiments have led scientists to unexpected results.