Summary #1444

Music Gives The Brain a Crucial Connective Advantage

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  • Music’s benefits for the brain aren’t new, and this study provides further evidence that musical brains have better neural networks.
  • In fact, any challenging skill that requires intensive, long-time training can improve how your brain is interconnected - even if you’re an adult.
  • These findings come from a study of 150 brain scans with machine learning aid, where they counted the brain connections.
  • All musician brains were a lot more structurally and functionally connected than non-musicians.

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