More Research To Support Music Education

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This article from the New York Times outlines the results of research from Northwestern University that lists the benefits of early music education.

My favorite quote from the article:

“To learn to read, you need to have good working memory, the ability to disambiguate speech sounds, make sound-to-meaning connections,” said Professor Nina Kraus, director of the Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory at Northwestern University. “Each one of these things really seems to be strengthened with active engagement in playing a musical instrument.”

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