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.

http://www.tasteforlife.com (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.