Music training for the development of auditory skills

  title={Music training for the development of auditory skills},
  author={Nina Kraus and Bharath Chandrasekaran},
  journal={Nature Reviews Neuroscience},
The effects of music training in relation to brain plasticity have caused excitement, evident from the popularity of books on this topic among scientists and the general public. Neuroscience research has shown that music training leads to changes throughout the auditory system that prime musicians for listening challenges beyond music processing. This effect of music training suggests that, akin to physical exercise and its impact on body fitness, music is a resource that tones the brain for… CONTINUE READING
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