The Benefits of Listening to and Performing Music

Here is a fantastic video, which builds on my post from last week regarding the interlectual  benefits of engaging with music. Recent research indicates that engaging with music as either either a listener or performer has a unique impact on the brain – instigating unusual levels of activity throughout multiple areas of the brain. So – yet another reason to do a music degree!

It may also be worth checking out this latest piece of research from Austrailia – that outlines how listening to punk and metal music has a different impact on the brain than you would think,

About Paul Carr

Academic working at the University of Glamorgan
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2 Responses to The Benefits of Listening to and Performing Music

  1. Thanks Paul, very interesting. Frances.


  2. Thanks Paul, very interesting. Frances


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