So many articles, so little time!

So many articles, so little time!

With so many articles about music circulating on the web, it’s difficult to know where to begin.

There’s been an explosion of interest about the effects of music on the brain and body. Hardly a day goes by that I don’t see a post on Facebook, receive an email, or read a news article about the benefits of music.

Benefits of Playing a Musical Instrument

In this first link, a blogger posted this about the benefits of playing the guitar: https://guitarsignal.com/guides/benefits-of-playing-the-guitar/

My friend Carl forwarded an article about how SINGING effects the brain. Read it here: The Neuroscience of Singing

You can also read a blog post that I wrote about singing by following this link.

Music Education Links

I’ve said it before, I’ll say it again, music education is vitally important.

This article is a re-post from a friend on Facebook about the benefits of music education.

And another one, also about the importance of music education.

This research one draws a connection between music lessons and improved English, math, and science scores.

Music Therapy Articles

In my previous blog post, I talked about new research showing how music can help the brains of premature babies.

The post below discusses research on music therapy for a wide range of illnesses.

Just for Fun

How many piccolos?

What are your favorite articles about music? What research have you seen recently? And perhaps most importantly, what questions would you like to see answered by scientists and musicians?

Marlene Hartzler

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