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August 27, 2016

Science Just Discovered Something Amazing About What Childhood Piano Lessons Did to Youhttps://mic.com/articles/108022/science-just-discovered-something-amazing-about-what-childhood-piano-lessons-did-to-you#.2AdrP5Cif

Filed under: Education • ToBeFree,Health • ToBeFree,Music • ToBeFree — Jeff Fenske @ 6:08 am

“What we found was the more a child trained on an instrument,” Hudziak told the Washington Post, “it accelerated cortical organization in attention skill, anxiety management and emotional control.”

The study found increased thickness in parts of the brain responsible for executive functioning, which includes working memory, attentional control and organizational skills. In short, music actually helped kids become more well-rounded.

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