Music practice is associated with development of working memory during childhood and adolescence

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Bergman Nutley, Sissela ; Darki, Fahimeh ; Klingberg, Torkel (2014)
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
  • Journal: Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, volume 7 (issn: 1662-5161, eissn: 1662-5161)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3882720, doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2013.00926, doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2013.00926/full
  • Subject: grey matter volume | working memory | Neuroscience | reasoning | cognitive development | gray matter volume | Original Research Article | musical practice
    mesheuropmc: behavioral disciplines and activities

Practicing a musical instrument is associated with cognitive benefits and structural brain changes in correlational and interventional trials; however, the effect of musical training on cognition during childhood is still unclear. In this longitudinal study of child dev... View more
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