Wednesday, July 13, 2011

FYI--Early Music Training Keeps Minds Sharp

An article in Taste for Life magazine (July 2011) cites that music lessons in childhood promotes sharper minds later in life. (printed version page 6).

Article sources: "childhood Music Lessons May Provide Lifelong Boost in Brain Functioning," Science Daily, 4/20/11 and "The Relation Between Instrumental Musical Activity and Cognitive Aging," by Hanna-Pladdy and A. Mackay, Neuropsychology, 5/11.