MI-Pro website editor, Laura Barnes, says: “It is time to make music lessons accessible for every child.”
Dr Nina Kraus explains the vital role of music in learning at this ARTSpeaks event in Illinois in 2017.
A study by Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia found that musically trained children had better melody, rhythm, and frequency discrimination, and were better at statistical learning.
Dr Beatriz Ilari, assistant professor of music education at the University of Southern California’s Thornton School of Music, explains how music affects the brain development of children.
Researchers at the University of Southern California have studied the effects of music training on brain activity.
The results of Northwestern University research published in 2015 show that music training is related to the development of selective attention and inhibitory control.