Violin Music Improves Fetal Development

From a study by Lafuente, M. J., Grifol, R., Segerra, J., Soriano, J., Gorba, M. A., & Montesinos, A.: Procedure: One-hundred-seventy-two maternity patients who were enrolled in a birth preparation course participated in this study. The mothers were separated into Read More …

Learning to Play Music Stimulates Growth in the Brain

From a study by Amir Lahav and Gottfried Schlaug: A new imaging study shows that when we learn a new action with associated sounds, the brain quickly makes links between regions responsible for performing the action and those associated with Read More …

Music Instruction Improves Vocabulary

Thanks this time goes to Deric Bownds’ Mindblog, where Dr. Bownds is aggregating research, as I am. Dr. Bownds blogged about a study by Marie Forgeard, Ellen Winner, Andrea Norton, and Gottfried Schlaug: Children who received at least three years Read More …