young musicians develop better problem solving skills – Curious Minds

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Researchers found that children who undertook early musical training were better at quickly processing and retaining information and problem solving…

Researchers found that children who undertook early musical training were better at quickly processing and retaining information and problem solving…

‘Since executive functioning is a strong predictor of academic achievement, even more than IQ, we think our findings have strong educational implications,’ said Nadine Gaab, who led the research.

‘While many schools are cutting music programs and spending more and more time on test preparation, our findings suggest that musical training may actually help to set up children for a better academic future.’

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