Long-term musical training is found to lead to faster auditory, tactile and multisensory reaction times related to better cognitive function.
Playing a musical instrument helps students to develop focused attention and to minimize other distractions; this is a great advantage in the student’s learning in other areas and overall development.
Another article on how musical training leads to better executive functions, including problem solving, information processing, and memory.
Interesting illustration of how playing an instrument leads to more effective and creative problem solving, executive function, attention to detail, and better memory!
Piano lessons and musical training are found to have great benefits in the development of children’s reading and verbal abilities, numerical skills, organizational skills, working memory, attention control, and could be a treatment of cognitive disorders such as ADHD.
Music instructions have important benefits not only to children but also to teenage students. It’s never too late to start music lessons!