Is there a neurological basis for musical expertise?

Learning to play the guitar. Music education and extracurricular lessons. Guitarist

Is there a neurological basis for musical expertise? Scientists have long speculated about the biological basis for musical expertise. Literature on neuroscience has researched expert behaviour in many fields, including music and the acquisition of musical skills. The essential questions remain— does musical activity increase the activation in a given area or does it decrease,…

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An investigation on the effects of piano training on executive functions of preschool children.

The effect of piano training

An investigation on the effects of piano training on executive functions of preschool children. A recent Ph.D thesis (Qiu, 2015) has revealed the effect of piano training on the executive function of young children. Piano is a popular instrument in China with over 30 million children receiving piano instruction. Neuroscience has been to exploring the reported effects…

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