Musicians and the brain: Insights from neuroscience

Musicians and the brain: Insights from neuroscience There have been large advances in the understanding of brain changes in musicians compared to non-musicians. Musical performance is one area neuroscience research is extending our knowledge of neural plasticity of the brain. Musicians and the brain: Insights from neuroscience

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ASME 2015 Conference Registrations now open

Australian Society for Music Education 2015 Conference registrations are now open. Adelaide: 30th Sep – 2nd Oct, 2015 Registrations for the ASME XXth National Conference are now open! Discounts are available for registrations booked and paid by the due dates (Super Early Birds by 31 March2015 and Early Birds by 30 June 2015)   ASME Conference Registration…

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Communication skills and music teacher effectiveness

Communication skills and music teacher effectiveness In a study by Juchniewicz (2010), an investigation of classroom music teacher effectiveness was conducted based on the idea of social intelligence. For the purposes of this study, social intelligence was defined as verbal and non-verbal social communication skills. To clarify further, social intelligence ‘is an understanding and command…

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