Benefits of Musical Training- Harvard

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Harvard-based researchers find a link between early musical training and cognitive capacities that allow for planned, controlled behavior. A large body of research has noted a link between music education and higher test scores. But precisely why learning an instrument would have a positive impact on academic achievement has never been clear.
A new study from Boston Children’s Hospital provides a possible answer. It reports musical training may promote the development and maintenance of a key set of mental skills.

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