Posted by: bluesyemre | November 14, 2014

How playing an instrument benefits your brain by Anita Collins

 

  • 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. Lesson by Anita Collins, animation by Sharon Colman Graham.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R0JKCYZ8hng

Full Lesson


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