In California, an innovative curriculum using rhythm in music has been developed to help children learn fractions in elementary school. As you may recall for yourself, or have seen with your own children, fractions can be hard to understand, but they are hugely important. In order to be successful in higher level math education, you need a […]
A little music training in childhood goes a long way in improving how the brain functions in adulthood when it comes to listening and the complex processing of sound, according to a new Northwestern University study. The impact of music on the brain has been a hot topic in science in the past decade. Now […]
Watch Bobby McFerrin use his audience as the instrument! No matter where in the world he has tried this interactive audience experiment, the results were always the same. People are hardwired for music! Try to participate as if you were in the audience and see for yourself!
Children who study a musical instrument for at least three years outperform children with no instrumental training on non-musical tests of vocabulary and non-verbal reasoning. This new finding adds to a list of music’s magic. Past research has shown tunes can evoke strong memories, reduce stress and even boost athletic performance. Resarchers compared 41 kids, ages […]