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Music Students Score Better in Math, Science, English Than Non-Musical Peers
Effect more pronounced for those who take instrumental rather than vocal music, study finds
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Music could promote brain development in preterm babies
An international research team has shown, for the first time, that music therapy applied to preterm infants can influence the structural maturation of their auditory and emotional brain areas. This finding raises the possibility of creating specialized brain-oriented care for
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Music evokes 13 key emotions. Scientists have mapped them
The “Star-Spangled Banner” stirs pride. Ed Sheeran’s “The Shape of You” sparks joy. And “ooh là là!” best sums up the seductive power of George Michael’s “Careless Whispers.”
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Surgeons Perform Better To Classical Music, Study Says
Going for surgery anytime soon? It’s probably a good idea to suggest that your surgeon listen to a little Mozart or Bach during the operation — but not too loud. They’ll be faster and more accurate — that’s the recommendation
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Does Learning Music Hinge on Smarts, Not Mindset?
Intelligence could play a role in how quickly people learn music, according to new research on the early stages of learning to play piano.
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85 Percent of Parents Perceive Children Who Participate in Music Lessons Are Better Able to Problem Solve and Manage Their Time
Findings include correlations between music lessons and self-regulated decreased screen time, increased social and verbal skills, better time-management skills, and more for children ages 7 to 17.
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Why We Like Certain Music: The Brain And Musical Preference
Most classical music lovers can rattle off at least a few different reasons why they love the genre that spans many centuries of Western music. They might list objective reasons like its musical sophistication as compared with the usual pop
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Blow to 10,000-hour rule as study finds practice doesn’t always make perfect
Research of violinists undermines popular idea as average players practise more than best ones
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