Dr Nina Kraus explains the vital role of music in learning at this ARTSpeaks event in Illinois in 2017.
A study by researchers led by Dr Nina Kraus of Northwestern University suggests that music training can help people’s auditory attention to mature during pivotal developmental years and is believed to provide the first direct evidence of a ‘biological index for enhanced selective auditory attention in young musicians’. The researchers say that is an important consideration for educators and educational policy-makers involved in curriculum design.
Dr. Nina Kraus discusses ongoing work at the Auditory Neuroscience Lab examining the benefits of music making on the brain. See also the following pages
Dr Nina Kraus’sstudy into the effects of music training on disadvantaged young people in Los Angeles has found that the level of participation – attendance at classes, practice – affects the changes that result in the brain and the related reading scores. To read more click anywhere on this excerpt …