Forever Growing Through Music Study

BENEFITS OF MUSIC STUDY

Young Children who study music with Music Teachers Collaborative show different brain development and improved memory over the course of a year, compared to children who do not receive training. Musically trained children performed better in a memory test that is correlated with general intelligence skills such as literacy and verbal memory.

Bob Gallo with music study student

Studies indicate increased brain function for youth who study music.

Musically trained children performed better in a memory test that is correlated with general intelligence skills such as literacy, verbal memory, visuospatial processing, mathematics , and IQ.

—Dr. Laurel Trainor, Prof. of Psychology, Neuroscience and Behavior at McMaster University, 2006

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