A Neuroscientist’s Argument for Saving School Music Programs

A Neuroscientist’s Argument for Saving School Music Programs

el-sistem-violinist.jpg Back in 2007, Northwestern neuroscientist Nina Kraus led a team of researchers that showed that training in music as a youngster helps boost speech and reading abilities—since the same pathways used for mastering music are used for language.

Research shows music training leads to better brain function, so schools should make sure that they keep offering music programs.

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