Childhood music study may offer brain lifelong boost

CTV.ca News Staff
Date: Thu. Apr. 21 2011 11:03 AM ET

Those endless hours of scales, triads and minuets can sometimes get dull, but there could be long-term benefits to music lessons. A new study suggests learning a musical instrument as a child could keep you sharp into old age.

In the small, preliminary study published by the American Psychological Association, seniors who had had music lessons as kids did better on congnitve tests than others. And the longer they had played music for, the better they did.

Read the whole article… Interesting video, too!

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