Friday, October 28, 2011

Can Participating in Music Slow the Aging Process?

Yes, according to this article from Psychology Today's blog.  It reports the findings of two studies into this topic, which show clear brain power superiority of active musicians in several areas including spatial (nonverbal) memory, processing speed, and cognitive flexibility.  Other studies suggest that teens and adults who are involved in music, whether classical or popular, give their brains an important source of future growth and development.  Check out this article:

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