How music benefits your brain

Whether you like listening to music or playing music, there is undeniable evidence that music makes you smarter.

Learning and playing an instrument activates many different parts of the brain.

Another wonderful online resource that can be used as inspiration for students.


Ever thought about how repetition in music (and other sounds) can affect your thinking?

Reference

MindShift. (2014, September 24). How Repetition in Music Affects Your Thinking. Retrieved from http://blogs.kqed.org/mindshift/2014/09/how-repetition-in-music-affects-your-thinking/

TED-Ed. (2014, July 22). How playing an instrument benefits your brain – Anita Collins [Video file]. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R0JKCYZ8hng

TED Ed. (2014, September 2). Why we love repetition in music – Elizabeth Hellmuth Margulis [Video file]. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1lo8EomDrwA

TED Ed Lessons Worth Sharing. (n.d.). How playing an instrument benefits your brain – Anita Collins. Retrieved from http://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-playing-an-instrument-benefits-your-brain-anita-collins

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