Effects of a school-based instrumental music program on verbal and visual memory in primary school children: a longitudinal study

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Roden, Ingo ; Kreutz, Gunter ; Bongard, Stephan (2012)
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
  • Journal: volume 3 (issn: 1664-1078, eissn: 1664-1078)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2012.00572, doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2012.00572/full, pmc: PMC3528082
  • Subject: visual memory | Neurosciences. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry | music training | RC321-571 | longitudinal study | verbal memory | Psychology | children | music lessons | cognitive development | Original Research
    • ddc: ddc:150 | ddc:370 | ddc:780
    mesheuropmc: education | behavioral disciplines and activities

This study examined the effects of a school-based instrumental training program on the development of verbal and visual memory skills in primary school children. Participants either took part in a music program with weekly 45 minutes sessions of instrumental lessons in ... View more
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