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Entries in 'learning an instrument' (9)

OPINION: It is time to make music lessons accessible for every child

OPINION: It is time to make music lessons accessible for every child

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There aren't many people who would argue against the idea that education is important for not only developing a child’s brain academically, but also helping them understand social situations, express ...

Laura  Barnes
on Aug 2nd 2017 at 11:12AM
Why it's harder to learn an instrument the older you get

Why it's harder to learn an instrument the older you get

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Scientists have discovered why older people find learning an instrument more difficult, and how a new process could potentially make it easier.

Laura  Barnes
on Jul 3rd 2017 at 11:13AM
How neuroscience and haptic tech could drastically change the way we learn an instrument

How neuroscience and haptic tech could drastically change the way we learn an instrument

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For many musicians, the ability to recognise musical note intervals, chords and scales remains one of the trickiest aspects of learning an instrument such as the guitar.

Laura  Barnes
on May 23rd 2017 at 10:33AM
Scientists advise young children to learn an instrument to improve intelligence

Scientists advise young children to learn an instrument to improve intelligence

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A new scientific study has found that listening to and playing music has a significant effect on the brain, and learning an instrument from a young age helps improve IQ ...

Laura  Barnes
on Apr 28th 2017 at 11:08AM

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OPINION: Why it's never too late to learn an instrument

OPINION: Why it's never too late to learn an instrument

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Freelance music and technology writer Jessica Walter tells her story of why she picked up the guitar for the first time in her 40s and how it helped her bond ...

Laura  Barnes
on Mar 24th 2017 at 11:15AM
How playing a musical instrument can make you a better driver

How playing a musical instrument can make you a better driver

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MI Pro has written numerous articles about the benefits of learning a musical instrument, but new scientific research has uncovered yet another advantage for those with a musical hobby.

Laura  Barnes
on Jan 24th 2017 at 12:26PM
Survey finds 'shocking' lack of encouragement for children learning to play a musical instrument

Survey finds 'shocking' lack of encouragement for children learning to play a musical instrument

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Despite 85% of adults agreeing that children benefit from playing a musical instrument, a staggering 77% believe that there is a shocking lack of encouragement for children to learn to ...

Laura  Barnes
on Dec 20th 2016 at 3:17PM
Learning a musical instrument is better than any brain-training app

Learning a musical instrument is better than any brain-training app

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We’ve all seen the abundance of apps on offer promising to improve maths ability, memory, language skills and more through brain training exercises and games.

Laura  Barnes
on Nov 17th 2016 at 4:16PM

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9 benefits of learning a musical instrument

9 benefits of learning a musical instrument

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Whether you’re a working musician, have your own studio or just indulge in the guitar every now and then, the chances are you’ve had fun while playing a musical instrument.

Laura  Barnes
on Jul 27th 2016 at 5:07PM