Researchers in Italy find that students diagnosed with Developmental Dyslexia (DD) scored high in rhythmic abilities, as measured by rhythmic pattern discrimination tests.
A study by staff at the University of Illinois, Northwestern University and the University of Texas, raises the possibility that musical training may help offset age-related declines in brain volume in older adults.
Dr Nina Kraus explains the vital role of music in learning at this ARTSpeaks event in Illinois in 2017.
The results of Northwestern University research published in 2015 show that music training is related to the development of selective attention and inhibitory control.
Adding music to a baby’s playtime may sharpen its language skills and ability to process musical rhythms, according to researchers from the University of Washington, USA.