This is an amazing research that confirms music can improve brain functions, and that there’s a strong correlation between musical training and certain other mental abilities such as levels of memory and attention, and language development in children.
“We therefore hypothesize that musical training (but not necessarily passive listening to music) affects attention and memory, which provides a mechanism whereby musical training might lead to better learning across a number of domains,”
Trainor, Director of the Institute for Music and the Mind at McMaster University in Canada
Read the full story by TunedBody here.
Now that you know how music can enhance our brain powers, you should really immerse yourself in music more, or even take up an instrument to play. Also look at this infographic presented by University of Florida on the psychology of music to understand more about how your brain responds to music.