Some of New York City’s highest-performing students spend much of their time studying music.
According to research undertaken in Mexico with Boomwhackers, taking music lessons increases brain fibre connections in children and may be useful in treating autism and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).
Enrolling children in music lessons may help them to control the tendency to become aggressive, according to a new study.
Danish researchers have just started testing a hypothesis that children with musical skills such as rhythm and melody also develop stronger memories.
Researchers at the Dutch-speaking university, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, in Brussels, Belgium have discovered that music lessons can help children to concentrate.
A study by researchers at the University of Southern California shows that exposure to music and music instruction accelerates the brain development of young children.
Professor Nadine Gaab has shown that people who play a musical instrument regularly have higher executive function (EF) skills than non-musicians.
A primary school in the States was ranked bottom in its state and plagued by violence – until a new head got rid of the security guards and invested money in the arts.
According to recently published research by the University of Toronto–Mississauga, third- and fourth-graders in Canada who initially scored low in sympathy and helpfulness developed those qualities at above-average rates if they took group 40-minute music lessons for a full school year.
An interview on Kinderling Radio in Australia with Anita Collins, professor in neuroscience and child education at the University of Canberra, about how music can help your child’s brain grow from the very beginning.
Following a pilot project – Connect: Resound – which involved 71 children from seven primary schools across North Yorkshire, music education in rural areas could soon be getting a digital boost.
Emma Hutchinson, director and founder of The Music House for Children, discussed the key ways in which music can enhance a young child’s development on the Early Arts website.