Music, with its playful, spontaneous, affective, motivational, temporal, and rhythmic dimensions can be of great help for studying the aspects of time processing in ADHD.
Category: Secondary 12-18
Music can improve concentration in some children with ADHD
According to a team of researchers led by Florida International University, listening to music while studying may help some children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
Music and dyslexia: A new musical training method to improve reading and related disorders
In 2016, researchers in Marseille, France tested the efficacy of a specially-designed Cognitivo-Musical Training (CMT) method for children with dyslexia.
Drumming impacts behaviour and brain function in autistic adolescents
Drumming for just 90 minutes each week can improve the life quality of young people diagnosed with autism, according to a study published in 2022.
Mapping the musical mind: the link between musical and language processing￼
Researchers in Japan have found a specific link between musical processing and areas of the brain associated with language processing for the first time.
The role of arts and cultural programmes on young people’s mental health and wellbeing – a research digest
The latest research digest from the Centre for Cultural Value explores the role of arts and cultural programmes on young people’s mental health and wellbeing during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Can a rhythmic intervention support reading development in poor readers?
Professor Susan Hallam’s research found that regular beat-based music making sessions can improve the reading skills of 11-12 year-olds.
Formal string instrument training enhances the cognitive development of primary school children
Researchers from the University of Geneva and Université de Lausanne in Switzerland have found that formal, intensive, musical instrument training in a group setting in primary schools can enhance their cognitive development.
LATEST RESEARCH FROM THE UK (England) linking music qualifications with higher ATTAINMENT
Taking a music qualification in school is linked with higher academic achievement, according to Cambridge Assessment research.
Study shows strong links between music and academic achievement
A School of Music professor set out to disprove the idea of a link between a students’ musical and mathematical achievement. But the results of his study proved otherwise.
LARGE DATASET RESEARCH LINKS MUSIC QUALIFICATIONS WITH HIGHER ATTAINMENT
Image from Pixabay, reproduced under Creative Commons CC0. Taking a music qualification in school is linked with higher academic achievement, according to Cambridge Assessment research.
Children who regularly play a musical instrument have better memory and attention span
Neuroscientists in Chile have found new evidence that learning to play a musical instrument may be good for the brain.