Duh-duh-duh-duh! Playing music makes you smarter March 19, 2007Posted by edukfun in 9-5-4, auditory, education, ld, learning disability.
We’ve said it all along here at SparksofGenius.com: there are 9 intelligences, and if you want to get smarter you can work on any of them.
Scientists have completed a study that shows that musical training can strengthen your brain and help you interpret sounds better, be it music or speech.
You can read the article here: http://www.livescience.com/humanbiology/070319_music_brainstem.html
How does this all happen? Neurogenesis!
It doesn’t take much training to make a difference. This is great news for anyone with a Learning Disability, especially Auditory difficulties such as:
- Auditory Discrimination
- Auditory Closure
- Auditory Figure-ground Discrimination
- Auditory Sequencing
- Auditory Association and Comprehension
Underachievement in school is a common indicator of a learning disability. If you, or someone you know, might have challenges in this area, visit www.SparksOfGenius.com and take the 30 Point Learning Assessment. It’s free and invaluable for uncovering your challenge areas.Be well and good luck!