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The Benefits of Music, music brain, piano brain »

[30 Oct 2009 | One Comment | ]

Regularly playing a musical instrument changes the anatomy and function of the brain and may be used in therapy to improve cognitive skills. There is growing evidence that musicians have structurally and functionally different brains compared with non-musicians. In particular, the areas of the brain used to process music are larger or more active in musicians. Even just starting to learn a musical instrument can changes the neurophysiology of the brain.

The Benefits of Music, Videos, the MusIQ Lab Blog »

[19 Oct 2009 | 3 Comments | ]
Video: Piano Stairs (music makes everything more fun!)

An ingenious musical invention encourages people to ditch the escalator and take the stairs.