This is your brain:
This is your brain on music:
And here are a whole collection of super-cool links on all the effects music can have on growth, development, socialization, success, and more!
There have been many, many links shared on the Ms. Kat’s Music & Movement Facebook account, so I wanted to take the opportunity to archive them here. I’ll summarize the content of each with the link titles, so check out the ones that interest you most!
Kids’ Brains: Cognitive Control, Information Retention, and Behavior Regulation
“The Glee Effect” — Harris Poll Responses to Music Education Questions
National Association for Music Education: CEOs, Business Pros, AND Musicians
Playing Music and its Effect on the Developing Brain
And, finally, Music Education and Student Success
And here’s a fascinating 3-minute video featuring Bobby McFerrin (yes, *that* Bobby McFerrin) at TED! If you click nothing else, make sure you watch this!
I’d love to start a dialogue about any and all of these articles. Questions or comments? Please add them below!
See you all next week.
(BTW — How many of you “sang” the title to this post when you read it?)
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