Musical training doesn't just improve your ear for music — It also helps your ear for speech - from Journal of Neuroscience
From NPR recently:
"Musical training doesn't just improve your ear for music — it also helps your ear for speech. That's the takeaway from an unusual new study published in The Journal of Neuroscience. Researchers found that kids who took music lessons for two years didn't just get better at playing the trombone or violin; they found that playing music also helped kids' brains process language."
Read and listen!
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