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Current Event July 30, 2014

Learning Music Develops More Attentive, Skilled Students


Recent studies show that when students are taught to play an instrument or sing, their ability to pay attention and multitask in other parts of their life, including school, increases. Music students are also better at reading, writing and learning new languages. Listen to this public radio story to learn more about music neuroscience and what's going on in the brain when you study music.

Life Science

Story Length: 9:55

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National Public Radio © 2014

AIR DATE: 07/17/2014