Executive Functioning in Musicians and Non-Musicians

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Here’s an article suited to the more scientific audience. Overall, musicians show enhanced performance on several constructs of EF, and musically trained children further show heightened brain activation in traditional EF regions during task- switching. These results support the working hypothesis that musical training may promote the development and maintenance of certain EF skills, which

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Music and the Brain

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This is a fun little animated video showing us just how much of a workout it is for our brains when we play an instrument! Research is suggesting that people who play music develop better executive function, fine motor and problem solving skills compared to their non-music playing peers. This is due to increased neural

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