How playing a musical instrument benefits your brain

How playing a musical instrument benefits your brain
November 25, 2015 LearnMusic.Guide

This video lesson, from Anita Collins (c/o TED Ed), explores the relationship between your brain activity and playing a musical instrument.

As a starter point, Anita discusses how when you listen to music your brain becomes engaged and active, but it’s when you actually play an instrument that activity in your brain increases and it’s like a mental firework display (but the good kind). Intriguing stuff…

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To discover more and dig a little deeper visit the TED-Ed website and see Anita’s full story here.

  • Diana Greben

    That’s great!! Need to watch!