"Children who received music lessons showed improved language-based reasoning and the
organize and complete tasks, as well as improved academic achievement," says Dr Jaschke. "This suggests that
the cognitive skills developed during music lessons can influence children's cognitive abilities in completely
unrelated subjects, leading to overall improved academic performance.
ScienceDaily, 26 March 2018....
"Regardless of socioeconomic status or school district, students (3rd graders) who participate
in high-quality music programs score higher on reading and spelling tests....
"Music majors are the most likely group of college grads to be admitted to medical school. ~
Lewis Thomas, Case for Music in the Schools, Phi Delta Kappa....
"There is no argument against the concept that musical education can have immensely positive
effects for your child. What is rarely outlined however by the proponents of this wisdom, are some tangible,
concrete examples of these positive effects. ....
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