A study by researchers at Northwestern University suggests that rhythm training may boost literacy, because it engages sensory-motor systems that are important in the processes
The ability to synchronise with a beat could indicate how well children of pre-school age will develop their future reading skills.
The results of Northwestern University research published in 2015 show that music training is related to the development of selective attention and inhibitory control.
New music education research from the USA claims that children who have confidence in their own musical abilities are more likely to continue their music education than those with a poor ‘musical self-concept’.
The Rock ‘n’ Read Project in Minnesota uses proven, research-based strategies which help children to read at their grade level through singing.
The findings of a Northwestern University study in 2013 demonstrate that accurate beat-keeping involves synchronization between the parts of the brain responsible for hearing as well as movement.