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Does Music Make You Smarter?

By | source: Dec 6th, 2012

Does music really make you smarter? I personally think so. Some of the smartest people I know are music majors. Music requires not only the creativity and maturity to make it├é┬ábeautiful, it also requires some decent knowledge in math as well. Music involves counting beats and measures, and within that, sub-dividing those beats, like fractions. You must multitask between reading/playing the music, and looking at the conductor from time to time. It is all a very complex process that stimulates different parts of the brain at the same time. Perhaps that is why musicians are “smarter” than the average person. [via]

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