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Y Music 8: H is for Health

Y Music is intended to show how music, currently pushed to the economic margins is actually a priceless resource for us all. Y Music is aiming to bring into focus, the emotional, cognitive, psychological and health benefits of music. All of these produce economic benefits that need to be clearly demonstrated to policymakers. If the […]

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G is for Genius – viz. Einstein’s musical brain

  “Musicians have more pronounced cortical knobs than nonmusicians” (Bangert and Schlaug,2006). Our brains are “neuroplastic” they change and adapt particularly when we are young, and scientists are discovering that musician’s brains are the most neuroplastic of all! Here is a great summary of the recent research into Einstein’s brain – see especially c. 1.45! […]

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