Researchers at Northwestern University in Illinois believe that musical training plays an important role in educational achievement.
The music research study was conducted by the university’s auditory neuroscience laboratory after a tip from Margaret Martin, founder of the non-profit Harmony Project in Los Angeles noticed that 90% of her students graduated, while 50% or more from the same neighborhoods did not.
Radio interview here – Music lessons and community music programs can boost learning and reading skills, even among at-risk youth, according to new research. The lead researcher shares the ways music can boost our brains.
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