Why Music Lessons Are Good for the Memory

Music lessons may improve memory and learning ability in young children by promoting different patterns of brain development, a study shows...

Because good scores on the test — which involved listening to a series of numbers and remembering them — were associated with general intelligence skills such as literacy and mathematical ability, the findings suggest that music could be useful for building the learning capacity of young minds...

“...It is very interesting that the children taking music lessons improved more over the year on general memory skills that are correlated with non- musical abilities such as literacy, verbal memory, visiospatial processing, mathematics and IQ.

Source: Times Online
http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,2-2366426,00.html
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