How Playing Instruments Benefits the Brain

When you listen to music, multiple areas of your brain become engaged and active as we previously discussed here. But when one actually plays an instrument, that activity becomes more like a full-body brain workout.

What’s going on you may ask?

Anita Collins explains the fireworks that go off in musicians’ brains when they play, and examines some of the long-term positive effects of this mental workout. Does it sound like something you want for your kids…?