How Playing An Instrument Benefits Your Brain

 

Do your brain a favor – play some music
When you listen to music, multiple areas of your brain become engaged and active. But when you actually play an instrument, that activity becomes more like a full-body brain workout. What’s going on? Anita Collins explains the fireworks that go off in musicians’ brains when they play, and examines some of the long-term positive effects of this mental workout.

By Anita Collins, Educator
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This is well worth watching and was submitted to us by one of our members.

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