Science Shows How Piano Players’ Brains Are Actually Different From Everybody Elses’

I found this great article here about how piano lessons make a difference. By Jordan Taylor Sloan June 20, 2014 Piano lessons are sort of like braces. For a few years, everyone’s parents paid a lot of money so their children could contort their bodies (fingers; teeth) and lie about doing something daily that, really, they never did (scales; rubber bands). Both were formative experiences. But while everyone grows out of braces, some people never recover from childhood piano lessons. This is, in part, because true pianists’ brains are actually different from those of everyone else. In this series, we’ve …

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