Northwestern Study Finds Music Education Changes The Teen Brain

By Becky Vevea, WBEZ News

A new study by the Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory at Northwestern University revealed music instruction, and studying music in general, changes the teenage brain, so long as students participate for at least two years. 

The researchers found that studying music alters teen brains in a way that makes them better able to focus and process sound -- a development that’s particularly important for learning.

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3 January 2017