The Effect of Musical Training on the Cognitive Ability in Youth

The Health Journal—September 10, 2015

The Health Journal reports on the link between musical training and improve cognitive ability. The article suggests that individuals, for example college students, who listen to music, like Mozart, have improved memory for about 10 to 15 minutes following their session.

"Our brain has a right hemisphere and left hemisphere," Dr. Julia Kim, clinical psychologist for Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City, says. "Learning music uses both sides of the brain."

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